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Welcome to Litchfield, Illinois. Known as the "hub" of Central Illinois, our small town community has many hidden treasures. Located along Interstate 55, Litchfield is approximately one hour from St. Louis, Missouri and Springfield, Illinois. This great city has experienced economic growth beyond its expectations. With two industrial parks, an airport, regional educational center, and full service medical facilities, the City of Litchfield is perfect for attracting newcomers.
Educational facilities in the City of Litchfield are top notch. A newly constructed high school provides such facilities as a new football field, soccer field, all weather track, baseball field, and practice facilities .Lincoln Land Community College Southern Region Educational Center began servicing the area in 1996.
Recreation is at its best in this Central Illinois community. Litchfield has numerous parks and lakes for the outdoor lover. Lake Lou Yaeger is over 1200 acres, 45 miles of beautiful shoreline with 300 acres of parks. The Lake draws fishermen and boaters from both Illinois and Missouri.
Take a trip back in time and don't miss the Hall of Fame sites located along Route 66. Experience the nostalgia of three miles of original "Mother Road" highway while driving through Litchfield.
The City of Litchfield can meet the needs of visitors whether it is for a day or a lifetime with beautiful accommodations, fine dining, and great shopping facilities. Come see what others have already discovered. The City of Litchfield: committed to growth and improving quality of life.