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Welcome to Clinton, Illinois, "A True American Hometown" and a wonderful place to call home.

We invite you to experience all that Clinton has to offer - shopping, dining, outdoor recreation, an ideal central location, festivals, history, a quality school system, an exceptional public library, hospital and more!

We sincerely hope you choose to make our hometown your hometown. Relocation packets are available upon request. If you do relocate in Clinton, be sure to stop by our office and pick up a "Welcome Packet" filled with community and utilities information, promotional material, directories, maps, special discounted offers, association and club membership forms and more, or simply contact us for more information!

Also, be sure to check out our "Tourism" section!

Area Overview:

Location: Located at the crossroads of State routes 54 and 10. 54 gives easy access to a population of 400,000 within 50 miles, all with the small town charm out your front door.

Industry: Action Technology, Miller Container, Trinity Structural Towers, McElroy Metal Mill, Inc., Aramark and R. R. Donnelly/Wallace are the industries which have chosen to locate manufacturing plants here.

Education: A fine school system, and many community colleges and State Universities are a close commute.

Healthcare: The Dr. John Warner Hospital is a full service hospital with an ample medical staff. Add a healthy economy and low cost of living and you have a great place to relocate, either personally or your business.

History: A rich heritage of community awaits. During the 1840s, Abraham Lincoln had a law office in Clinton. You'll find a statue of Abe on Mr. Lincoln's Square. Plus don't miss the C. H. Moore Homestead, and the many other attractions Clinton has to offer.

Shopping: A variety of retail and service shops rim Mr. Lincoln's Square and many more stores and restaurants are within easy driving distance. They include a major discount department store and several national fast food chains, as well as unique dining experiences including a 50's garage style diner, Victorian elegance tea room, traditional family dining, lakeside dining and more.


One of Clinton Lake's many Picnic areas
Clinton Lake

Fun, recreation, and relaxation for the whole family. Enjoy fishing, boating, jet ski, picnics, two lakeside restaurants and more!


The Clinton Marina

Area Statistics (2007)

Estimated population:
7,190

Estimated median house/condo value:
$115,645
Races:
White Non-Hispanic (95.9%) 
Hispanic (2.2%) 
Other race (0.9%) 
Black (0.8%) 
Two or more races (0.7%)
For population 25 years and over:
High school or higher: 81.5% 
Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%
Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
Unemployed: 5.6%
For population 15 years and over:
Never married: 21.1% 
Now married: 56.6% 
Separated: 1.5% 
Widowed: 8.8% 
Divorced: 12.0%
Area primary/middle schools:
Clinton Community Unit School District No. 15 - Unit Office, 1210 Rte 54 West, Clinton, IL 61727 - 217-935-8321 
Clinton High School - Location: 1210 Rte 54 West; Grades: 9 - 12
Clinton Jr. High School - Location: 701 Illini Drive; Grades: 6 - 8
Washington Elementary School - Location: 411 N. Mulberry Street; Grades: PK, K, 1
Lincoln Elementary School - Location: 407 S. Jackson Street; Grades: 2, 3
Webster Elementary School - Location: 612 N. George Street; Grades: 4, 5
Douglas Elementary School - Location: 905 E. Main Street; Grades: ECE, K, 1
Richland Community College, 1200 W. State Highway 54, Clinton, IL 61727 - 217-935-6791
Area Colleges/Universities: 

Millikin University (about 22 miles; Decatur, IL; Enrollment: 2,274) 
Richland Community College (about 25 miles; Decatur, IL; Enrollment: 3342) 
Illinois State University (about 25 miles; Normal, IL; Enrollment: 18,785) 
Heartland Community College (about 26 miles; Normal, IL; Enrollment: 2,390) 
Illinois Wesleyan University (about 27 miles; Bloomington, IL; Enrollment: 2,019) 
Parkland College (about 48 miles; Champaign, IL; Enrollment: 5,186) 
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (about 50 miles; Champaign, IL; Enrollment: 36,284) 
Lincoln Land Community College (about 53 miles; Springfield, IL; Enrollment: 3,756) 
Lincoln Community College (about 20 miles; Lincoln, IL; Enrollment 700) 
Lincoln Christian College (about 20 miles; Lincoln, IL; Enrollment 1,200)

Clinton Presbyterian Church
Area Churches: 

Assembly of God Church, 801 South Mulberry Street, Clinton, IL 61727 
Christ Lutheran Church, 701 South Mulberry Street, Clinton, IL 61727 
Clinton Church of God, 720 East Woodlawn Street, Clinton, IL 61727 
Clinton Church of Christ, 5450 Evans Road, Clinton, IL 61727
Clinton Presbyterian Church, 402 North Center Street, Clinton, IL 61727 
First Baptist Church, 220 Illini Drive, Clinton, IL 61727
First Christian Church, 200 East Main Street, Clinton, IL 61727
First Church of the Nazarene, Kleeman Drive, Clinton, IL 61727 
Heartland Community Church/Clinton Campus, 200 S. Alexander Street, Clinton, IL 61727
Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 1413 East Main Street, Clinton, IL 61727
New Life Community Church, 301 East VanBuren Street, P. O. Box 374, Clinton, IL 61727
Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church, 514 North Monroe Street, Clinton, IL 61727 
United Methodist Church, 308 East Main Street, Clinton, IL 61727 
United Pentecostal Church, 412 South Monroe Street, Clinton, IL 61727

 


Vespasian Warner Public Library

Most common industries for males:
Construction (10%) Transportation equipment (9%) Printing and related support activities (5%) Utilities (5%) Public administration (5%) Finance and insurance (5%) Metal and metal products (4%

Most common industries for females:
Health care (18%) Finance and insurance (17%) Educational services (7%) Accommodation and food services (7%) Department and other general merchandise stores (5%) Administrative and support and waste management services (5%) Food and beverage stores (3%)


Clinton IL Post Office
Real Estate
Looking for a home in our area?
Visit our Chamber members:

Brady Realtors

Utterback Real Estate


Clinton IL Police Dept.

Clinton, Illinois, a great place to call home, work, play and raise a family or retire. 
See what Clinton has to offer. Experience a true American hometown.

 

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