Jacksonville, Illinois, was built on ground-breaking education, rich farmland and commerce fed by good transportation.
It remains on that solid footing today.
One of the oldest towns in the Land of Lincoln, Jacksonville and the surrounding area boasts the state’s first college, its first public high school, some of the largest crop yields in the nation and a river-rail-road intersection to support all manner of business.
Neighborhoods of historic homes on streets arched with trees are within walking distance of a renovating downtown, national stores and Fortune 500 businesses — and to one of its six public elementary schools.
Large, modern housing developments for executives overlook a golf course, and cozy, supportive communities for retirees are down the street from a 21st century medical district anchored by a state-of-the-art hospital.
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