Beardstown is a small city located in the County of Cass in Illinois. Beardstown has a total area of about 9 sq. kms. There are a number of Community schools in the area. There are two grain terminals located beside the Illinois river, since farm related products are generally transported in barges. Hunting, fishing and other recreation activities are some of the principal economic activities of the region. Some also keep themselves engaged in tourism and other related activities.
Red Norvo is an important resident of the town.