The village of Bethalto is located in the county of Madison. It covers a total area of 19.7 sq. km. The economy of the city revolves around industries involved in arts and crafts, automotive, finance, construction, cleaning, information technology, pharmaceuticals, finance, metal, real estate, telecommunication, transport and wine, contribute to the local economy in a positive way. Commercial spaces are utilized by service stations, outlets of sporting goods, stores of sports medicine, printing services and department stores.