Mattoon, Illinois is home to more than 20,000 people. It provides both residents and visitors with a number of resources—recreational opportunities, art and entertainment venues, retail centers and a host of dining and lodging options.

This prime location in east-central Illinois region is right off Interstate 57. This allows for easy access to major cities less than three to four hours away in any direction.  A generous amount of significant amenities are available throughout the city and it is great for any new business venture.

Residents enjoy quick access to health care from Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center, Mattoon’s Local hospital and Carle Foundation Physicians.

Students of all ages receive a top-rate education provided by the Mattoon Community Unit School District #2 and Lake Land College which is ranked 4th in the state and Mattoon is just minutes away from the great Eastern Illinois University.

From Outdoor Recreation and events to eclectic dining and shopping sites Mattoon has something for everyone.

It’s a great place to raise a family and has a number of dedicated individuals investing in this great city. Mattoon is growing and has a number of opportunities for everyone.

Check out a few videos about the History and Folklore of Mattoon Illinois.