Welcome to Grayville, Illinois, a gracious Wabash River community.
Grayville, near the Wabash River in White County, Illinois, is a place to explore and discover history, natural beauty, food and lodgings, festivals and celebrations, and friendly people.
Our historic river town is a gracious community with kind and supportive neighbors…a charming place to live, to raise a family, and manage a business. Grayville, Illinois is sheltered from the daily stresses of big city life, yet near enough to travel to and connect with faraway places.
Grayville is easy to get to (or to travel from) because of our unique proximity to the interstate highway system, airports, railroads, and meandering waterways. Interstate 64, just south of town, provides easy access to Grayville for visitors traveling east and west from Missouri to Virginia and all points in between. White County lies along Illinois Route 1 which was constructed at the turn of the 20th century to link north and south travelers from Chicago to Cairo, Illinois.
Exit 130 on Interstate 64
By car, Grayville is located in southeastern Illinois exactly 130 miles east of St. Louis, Missouri and 130 miles west of Louisville, Kentucky at Exit 130 on Interstate 64.
By kayak or canoe, Grayville is situated on an oxbow two miles from the Wabash River which can be accessed through the Bonpas Creek tributary.
By rail, it’s approximately a four to five hour Amtrak ride to the windy city of Chicago.
By horse, well, if you love to ride, there are 225 horse trails in nearby Shawnee National Forest, only 1.5 hours from Grayville.
Grow with Grayville
Whatever your mode or your mood, Grayville is centrally located to find just the right balance between family, relationships, work, and recreation… a gentle river town community with room for smart growth.
Grayville is a special place we’re proud to call home, and we hope you will too!