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Life In The Jacksonville Region, Illinois


Known for its picturesque landscapes, friendly communities and vibrant cultural scenes, the Jacksonville region offers a unique blend of small-town charm and big-city conveniences.

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Internet Speed Rating

5000 Mbps

Closest Airport

Jacksonville Municipal Airport • 2.5 mi

Weather (High/Low)

86 / 21

Median Home Value (3BR, 2BA)


The Jacksonville Region: FUN FACT

Jacksonville is home to two state educational institutions - Illinois School for the Visually Blind and the Illinois School for the Deaf and home to two colleges - Illinois College and Lincoln Land Community College. Illinois College was the state's first college to confer a degree. Nearby John Wood Community College provides educational and training opportunities to residents in Scott County.

Awards & Press

Best Value Schools ranked Jacksonville, Illinois as having one of the most charming college town main streets

One of the 30 Most Charming College Town Main Streets

Best Value Schools

Main Street America

Semifinalist for the Great American Main Street Award

Main Street America

Top Towns to live in Illinois for Retirees

Top 8 Towns in Illinois for Retirees


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