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Du Quoin State Fair
655 Executive Drive
Du Quoin, IL 62832
Voice/TDD: (618) 542-1515
Fax: (618) 542-1541

Du Quoin, Illinois, located on U.S. Route 51, one of the major north-south arteries in America, is 90 minutes southeast of St. Louis, Missouri in the heart of beautiful southern Illinois. There is major interstate service from the north via Interstate 57 and from the south via Interstate 24 & 57. From the west, Interstate 64 services the area from St. Louis to Louisville and beyond.

Du Quoin is 20 minutes north of Carbondale, Illinois, the home of Southern Illinois University, a nationally known educational institution. We are also just 20 minutes from the northern edge of the Shawnee National Forest, 250,000 acres of rugged topography, rock formations, and unequaled scenery.

  • From St. Louis -- I-64 east to Route 51 exit. Follow Route 51 south to Du Quoin. 
  • From Paducah -- I-24 west to I-57 to Benton exit. From Benton take Route 14 west to Du Quoin. 
  • From Chicago -- I-57 south to Benton exit. From Benton take Route 14 west to Du Quoin.

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