It's stop #12 for the Q98.5's "Smalltown Throwdown" tour. Q98.5's Mark Charvat traveled southeast to: Irene, IL!

Small towns are awesome! The smaller the better. Q98.5 is saluting those small towns that you might just pass by or perhaps, see the town's name on a sign when driving by. But for many people, these town are called home. I've passed through Irene for ten years and have never stopped in....until now!

Our 12th stop is in Boone County. Join me as we tour Irene, IL.

Here are five things you did not know about Irene, IL.

 

If you would like us to visit a small town here in the Stateline, comment below and let us know.

Check out some of our other previous small town stops: