Scott Air Force Base located in St. Clair County, Illinois and is surrounded by several communities including O’Fallon, Shiloh, Belleville, Fairview Heights, Mascoutah, Swansea, Troy, Lebanon, Smithton, Columbia and Caseyville. Scott AFB has a significant impact on the communities it surrounds.  In fact, Scott AFB’s regional economic impact is roughly $2.1 billion.

Scott Air Force Base is home to the Air Mobility Command and the U.S. Transportation Command.  The base is also home to the Air Force Reserve Command’s 932 Airlift Wing, the 126th Illinois Air National Guard Refueling Wing and is operated by the 375th Air Mobility Wing.  In addition, two new cybersecurity squadrons were added to the base.

Scott Air Force Base currently employs approximately 5,600 active duty military personnel, 2,400 Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve members and more than 5,000 civilian employees.  In addition, nearly 10,000 family members are assigned to Scott AFB and there are approximately 19,000 retired military members assigned to Scott AFB.  

Several former military members have elected to retire in Southern Illinois and raise a family in our communities including, O’Fallon, Shiloh, Mascoutah, Lebanon, Belleville, Caseyville, Troy, Fairview Heights, Smithton, Columbia and other local cities. 

New Subdivisions Near Scott Air Force Base


Bethel Ridge Farms is O’Fallon’s newest private executive subdivision and is being developed and built exclusively by State Construction.  Offering 100 acres of mature trees and rolling hills, this quiet subdivision will feature several wooded walkout lots.  The beauty, elegance and tranquility of Bethel Ridge Farms is unmatched in the O’Fallon community.  If you are interested in building a new home, this is the perfect place to call home.  This development is located minutes from Interstate 64 and approximately ten minutes from Scott Air Force Base. 

 Reserve Your Lot Today
Reserving a lot at Bethel Ridge Farms requires a $10,000 down payment.   Lots range in size from 16,000 sf to 3 acres and the prices range from $90k to $145k.  Upon completion of the streets, you must finalize the closing, which is estimated to take place on or before September of 2016. 


Located in O’Fallon, Illinois Stone Briar is situated within the boundaries of the highly sought after O’Fallon School District.  The Stone Briar subdivision offers lots of amenities including a close proximity to shopping, dining, entertainment, O’Fallon Schools. Scott Air Force Base and downtown St. Louis are within minutes of your home. In addition, O’Fallon’s Family Sports Park is just about 5 minutes away and features walking trails, a pavilion, turf soccer fields, baseball fields, a splash pad and more. There are currently 6 lots available in this subdivision. Call today to reserve your lot.


The Woodland at Far Oaks in Caseyville, Illinois includes 119 new construction homes on oversized lots and provides homeowners with a unique opportunity to live in a golf course community. The Woodlands at Far Oaks surrounds the Far Oaks Golf Club, which is one of the most prestigious golf courses in St. Louis region. McBride Homes offers 7 different new construction models to choose from in this subdivision including ranch homes as well as 1½ story and 2 story homes.   The Woodland at Far Oaks is roughly 20 minutes from Scott Air Force Base and is located with the O’Fallon School District.  It’s strategically located close to Interstate 64 and Highway 159 making it easy to access other areas, like O’Fallon, Belleville, Mascoutah, Scott AFB, Swansea, Fairview Heights and the downtown St. Louis. St. Louis is roughly 20 minutes from the Woodlands at Far Oaks.