P.O. Box 151, Marissa, IL 62257
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Welcome to Marissa ~ The One and Only

Looking for a place to stay, eat or shop? Click here for a listing of the facilities available in Marissa. We have the unique distinction of being the only town in the United States named Marissa.

Located in southeastern St. Clair County, Illinois, Marissa is just three miles from the new World Shooting and Recreation Complex in Randolph County. Visitors are invited to experience our hometown friendliness while shopping, dining or staying in Marissa.

Chamber News

Chili Cook Off was held on Saturday, September 26 at Marissa Village Park in conjunction with Tootin’ Around Marissa. Six businesses and organizations competed in the annual Chili Cook Off Competition including Antique Station Restaurant, Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home, Tiara Howlett & Vincent McNeil, Macke Senior Center, Marissa Rec Area Association and Marissa Chamber of Commerce. Chili Cook Off Champion went to Marissa Rec Area Association, who received the travelling trophy and $100. Cooks from Marissa Rec Area included Michele Behrens, Marlynn Vogel, Cathy Norton, Bob Boathouse, Bob Matzenbacher and Shorty Smith. Second place went to Antique Station Restaurant.

Marissa Chamber of Commerce dedicated its new office located at 203 North Main Street on Thursday, September 17. The building was donated in 2014 by Dr. Errick Cameron, a longtime dentist in Marissa. For the past year, Marissa Chamber members worked diligently to rehab the former dentist office. The project was led by the Wright Family – Kathy & Dennis Wright and Jacob Wright and assisted by Jake’s wife Sara and their children Ella and Luke. They worked tirelessly remodeling this building into a functional office and meeting space.

Marissa Chamber of Commerce was formed in 2005 with the help of several key business owners and Marissa residents including Kelly Holland, Mike Minks, Doug White, the late Larry Kirgin, Kent Vollert, Elden Reuss and Vance Heil. Chamber President Kelly Holland commented “We are excited to be opening the new Chamber Office as we celebrate our organization’s 10th Anniversary. We’ve done a lot of work to promote our local businesses and the Village of Marissa over the past several years and look forward to more great things in the next 10 years!”

Marissa Chamber would like to thank several members of the community who donated time, materials and expertise with the office rehab: Butch Chandler’s Plumbing, Brance Hurst, Holden Jackson, Chris Kane, Miesner Construction, Inc., Sarah Murray, Neal’s Heating & Cooling, Eric Reinhardt, Jim Smith, Smoke Services Restoration, Inc., Thompson Electric and Doug White Lumber and Hardwoods.

Yard of the Month

September 2015 September 2015 Ashley and Justin Hergenroeder East Eighth Street
August 2015 August 2015 Anita Anglelocke East Eighth Street