Mt. Carmel Rural King


Mon-Thu Open 7:30 a.m. -6:00 p.m.   

Friday  Open 7:30 a.m. – 7:oo p.m.

Saturday  Open 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.     

Sunday  Open 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.


Rural King is a member of Mid-states Distributing Company of St. Paul, Minnesota. The Mid States Corp. Has over 600 stores though out the United States and Canada

Ryan Jones whose grandfather was George Jones opened Big R Rural King in 1965 in Olney, Illinois. Later expanding to Mount Carmel in 1978, then to Robinson, Illinois in 1982. After that Salem, Illinois opened in 1986, Highland, Illinois in 1990, and the newest location, Swansea, Illinois in 2010. Olney switched location into a new larger store in the spring of 2012.

Rural King features a variety of lawn and garden needs including mowers and farm supplies. The also carry outdoor lawn furniture, as well as housewares and plumbing.

As always, and especially with hunting season here, there is a large variety of hunting and sporting goods in stock.

Rural King is still owned and operated by the Jones family. They would like you to stop in and see what Big R Rural King has to offer.


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2419 W 9th Street
Mt. Carmel, IL 62863