Hamel, IL

Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway

First established in 1818, the Village of Hamel, Illinois became an incorporated village on February 24, 1955. Throughout the years, residents have seen the town grow with the addition of businesses and residential development.


Located on Historic Illinois Route 66, just 30 minutes from St. Louis, at the intersection of Interstate 55 and Illinois Route 140, Hamel offers small town comforts and friendliness along with big city accessibility.

Hamel Village Hall
111 S. Old US Route 66
PO Box 345
Hamel, IL 62046
(618) 633-2484

Hamel SmugMug Photo Gallery