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Area Description

The county of Effingham population is estimated at 34,000 per www.census.gov. The city of Effingham has a population of 12,400.

Includes Cities/Towns: Altamont, Beecher City, Dieterich, Edgewood, Effingham, Mason, Montrose, Shumway, Teutopolis, Watson.

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Area Amenities

Things to Do, Recreation & Fitness










   Effingham County has many parks and a local TREC trail that provides walking, running and biking opportunities. We also have Ballard Nature Center that offers hiking, along with an informational visitors' center and a variety of restaurants and shopping options.

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Effingham County has an Artisan Fair that takes place in downtown Effingham. The Effingham Performance Center hosts a variety of shows ranging from family events to big name celebrities. Visit www.the-epc.org, for a full list of performers.

Public transportation




Effingham County has an Amtrak station that travels along interstate 57. We also have a local taxi service

Medical Facilities


St. Anthony Memorial Hospital, many doctor's offices and specialists

Climate

Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 Jan  20.0  28.0  36.0  2.9 "
 Feb  23.0  32.0  41.0  2.8 "
 Mar  32.0  42.0  52.0  3.3 "
 Apr  42.0  53.5  65.0  4.0 "
 May  53.0  63.5  74.0  5.3 "
 Jun  62.0  73.0  84.0  4.5 "
 Jul  66.0  76.5  87.0  4.4 "
 Aug  64.0  75.0  86.0  2.8 "
 Sep  55.0  67.5  80.0  3.0 "
 Oct  44.0  55.5  67.0  3.6 "
 Nov  34.0  44.0  54.0  4.1 "
 Dec  23.0  31.5  40.0  3.2 "


Spring temperatures are cool with averages in the low 50's and highs in the low 60's. Nights are cold with lows in the low 40's. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the mid 70's and highs in the mid 80's. Nights are cool with lows in the low 60's. Fall temperatures are cool with averages in the mid 50's and highs in the mid 60's. Nights are cold with lows in the mid 40's. Winter temperatures are cold with averages in the low 30's and highs in the upper 30's. Nights are cold with lows in the low 20's.

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Cost of Living for Effingham County, IL

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Senior Assistance in Effingham County, IL

Effingham County, Illinois offers the following assistance for seniors:



Job or Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are needed at many of our local churches, the hospital, the Chamber of Commerce, and many other charitable organizations in the area.

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