|St. Louis, Missouri||Belleville||Fairfield|
|Farmington, Missouri||Carbondale||Paducah, Kentucky|
The location for today, 01 May 2016, is 38.7565890, -89.1561773.
The Belleville graticule includes these Clinton and Washington counties in their entirety, as well as parts of Bond, Franklin, Jefferson, Fayette, Madison, Marion, Monroe, Perry, Randolph, and St. Clair counties.
Though this graticule is named for Belleville, the western half of the city belongs to the St. Louis graticule. Also included are Centralia, Collinsville, Du Quoin, Edwardsville, and Vandalia.
The larger natural areas in the graticule are Eldon Hazlet State Park, Kaskaskia River State Fish and Wildlife Area, South Shore State Park, Washington County Lake, and the majorities of Rend Lake State Waterfowl Management Area and Pyramid State Park.
The land usage of this graticule is approximately:
3.0% Settlements 3.0% Roads and highways 1.5% Water 1.0% Natural reserves 0.5% Military and industrial 91.0% Other