Rent to Own Homes near Granite City, IL

Top 5 Reasons to Live in Granite City, IL

  • Granite City, a small town in Madison County, Illinois, was founded in 1896 by two brothers, Henry and Frederick Niedringhaus, who came to the area to open a steel company. The company created kitchen products that resembled granite, but were actually made from steel, which is how the city got its name. The town continues to be a center of industry and manufacturing and is home to a variety of companies, including Kraft, Capri-Sun and Heidtman Steel.

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2 Beds, 1 Bath on Edwardsville Rd
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2 Beds, 1 Bath

Granite City, IL 62040

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School: Madison Accelerated Middle School
Grocery: Quick Stop & Save
Restaurant: Fwc Kika Hawaiian Specialty
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4 Beds, 3 Baths on Cleveland Blvd
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4 Beds, 3 Baths

Granite City, IL 62040

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School: Niedringhaus Elementary School
Grocery: M & M Fuel Stop Inc
Restaurant: Harvest Restaurant
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2 Beds, 1 Bath on E 28th St
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2 Beds, 1 Bath

Granite City, IL 62040

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School: Granite City High School
Grocery: La Zacatecana
Restaurant: Mama Mia's Italian Restaurant
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4 Beds, 2 Baths on Woodlawn Ave
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4 Beds, 2 Baths

Granite City, IL 62040

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School: Maryville Elem School
Grocery: Huck's Convenient Food Store
Restaurant: Si Senor Mex Mex Grill
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5 Beds, 1 Bath on Hodges Ave
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5 Beds, 1 Bath

Granite City, IL 62040

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School: Niedringhaus Elementary School
Grocery: Cionko's Inc
Restaurant: Harvest Restaurant
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3 Beds, 2 Baths on Maryville Rd
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3 Beds, 2 Baths

Granite City, IL 62040

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School: Wilson Elem School
Grocery: Patel & Ashanti Inc
Restaurant: Si Senor Mex Mex Grill
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2 Beds, 1 Bath on Lee Ave
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2 Beds, 1 Bath

Granite City, IL 62040

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School: Madison Accelerated Middle School
Grocery: M & M Fuel Stop Inc
Restaurant: Ken's Lounge
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2 Beds, 1 Bath on Lee Ave
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2 Beds, 1 Bath

Granite City, IL 62040

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School: Niedringhaus Elementary School
Grocery: M & M Fuel Stop Inc
Restaurant: Ken's Lounge
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1 Bed, 1 Bath on Marshall Ave
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1 Bed, 1 Bath

Granite City, IL 62040

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School: Holy Family Catholic School
Grocery: Farm Fresh Milk Store
Restaurant: Lam's Garden
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  • The eating is good! People who enjoy eating out at restaurants will be happy living in Granite City. The small town offers a large selection of restaurants. Residents enjoy Uncle Linny's Family Restaurant for home-cooked comfort meals, while 88 China is a popular spot for a taste of international cuisine.
  • Desirable living! Lots of people want to live in Granite City and the area's vacancy rate is about 9 percent. Residents enjoy the city and stay put once they've found the perfect home, which means it might take a little while to find a place to live. The area provides several parks for residents to enjoy. If you enjoy picnics, check out Wilson Park in the center of town. Scenic Horseshoe Lake offers recreational opportunities for residents who love camping, fishing or spending time on the water.
  • Affordable rentals! People in the market for affordable rentals or rent to own homes will find a great selection in the area. The average rent for a studio is about $543 per month, while one bedroom apartments rent for about $643 per month. Among these neighborhoods, there are a lot of convenient places to shop to stock kitchens and pantries. One of the town's best grocery shopping spots, Cionko's Inc., offers high-quality, fresh local meat, while Buck's Convenience stocks necessary items like snacks and toiletries.
  • Sweet treats in town! Illinois might get cold, but that doesn't mean the people of Granite City don't enjoy a good ice cream treat. New residents who have a sweet tooth will enjoy the selection of ice cream shops. Try Dairy Bar for an old fashioned ice cream parlor feel or Weather Vane Drive-In for delicious American food and an ice cream sundae.
  • Lots of nightlife! It's not all about eating in Granite City; people like to drink, too. The town is home to some great nightlife spots, like the classic O'Connell's Pub or Bindy's, a great place to grab a beer.