Area Communities


With an outstanding location in the heart of the Midwest, Freeport, Illinois has a history of innovation, a highly skilled workforce, award-winning healthcare, a strong school system with a focus on continuous learning and an outstanding outdoor experience. Freeport, Illinois is a vibrant, forward-looking community that embraces the qualities that make us unique and champions the ideas that can make us stronger.

Freeport School District 145
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Freeport Park District


Lena, IL is home to an award-winning school district, active park district, library district, emergency services, multiple homes of worship and business services to support all essential family needs. Lena’s rural setting, low cost-of-living and commitment to high quality of life make it an excellent option for your next home!

Lena-Winslow School District 202
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Lena Park District
Lake Le-Aqua-Na 

Pearl City

Situated on Illinois Route 73, west of Freeport, Pearl City is home to many friendly citizens, small businesses and runs along the Yellow Creek River. This quaint village offers a small school environment while still providing numerous educational opportunities for students and many opportunities to start a business in a small town setting.

Pearl City School District 200
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Originally laid out in 1857 once the railroad was extended, Dakota’s rural landscape and authentic Midwestern atmosphere will make you feel right at home in this country setting. In 2017, Dakota’s School District earned a spot on the “Top 100 School Districts in Illinois” list.

Dakota School District District 201
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Nestled along the banks of the Richland Creek in northwest Illinois, Orangeville is an excellent place to raise a family, open a business or simply visit for a day trip or weekend getaway. In addition to its picturesque landscape, this town just two miles South of the Wisconsin borderline hosts many local attractions and events including the Jane Addams Trail, the Brush Creek golf course, Orangeville’s Annual Firemen’s Festival, the Summer Concert Series and much more!

Orangeville School District District 203
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