|The History of Lenzburg High School
Lenzburg (population 577) is located in far southwestern Illinois in the southeastern portion of St. Clair County. Lenzburg is about 35 miles southeast of East St. Louis. Illinois Route 13 is the main roadway to and from Lenzburg. Nashville Road, Waterloo Road, Winter Road, and North Lenzburg Road all meet in the town of Lenzburg. The Illinois Central Railroad also passes through Lenzburg.
We have been hard-pressed to locate information regarding the town of Lenzburg and the former Lenzburg High School. We only know that Lenzburg High School once existed because of the web address http://sites.google.com/site/xtmi2000/ . This site lists basketball scores from the IHSA Tournaments of the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s. In 1936 Lenzburg High School competed in the Coulterville District Tourney.
We do know that the kids of Lenzburg today attend school in nearby Marissa. If you have any further information about the history of the town of Lenzburg and its former high school, please write to us via the means listed at the bottom of this page.
Lenzburg High School Quick Facts
Year opened: late 1800s?
Year closed: late 1940s?
Consolidated to: Marissa High School
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Lenzburg HS fight song: ??