The Beardstown Illinois Chamber of Commerce welcomes you to our beautiful community. Historically known as the ‘Belle of the Bend’ because of it’s prominent location on a curve of the Illinois River, Beardstown is a midwestern town awash in southern hospitality and Illinois charm. This small city has a big history, and is proud to embrace all that our proud past has to offer. The Beardstown Chamber is here to help you learn more about the businesses and attractions that make Beardstown a great place to work and live!