Hillsboro, Illinois offers a small-town lifestyle with the opportunity to easily partake in the bustle of city life. Hillsboro residents enjoy the security and small-town picturesque lifestyle a community of 6,207 people while convenient interstate access provides direct arteries to the cities of St. Louis, Decatur and Springfield. Located just one hour from each of these major cities Hillsboro is an ideal place for families looking for a change of pace with all the conveniences of big city life a short distance away.
The Hillsboro School District provides outstanding, high-quality education for children in Hillsboro and the surrounding communities in grades K-12. Hillsboro also has a Pre-K Program with activities throughout the year for families with children in the Early Childhood Program. Other Pre-School programs are offered through United Methodist Church and Coffeen Pre-K Program. Hillsboro offers a branch of Lincoln Land Community College for secondary education.
Hillsboro boasts the benefits of a full-service, newly constructed, multi-million dollar fitness facility, Fusion Fitness and Aquatics. Fusion is proud to offer a fully accessible, year-round heated swimming pool, a children’s swim area with water slides and activities, an indoor walking track, cardio and weight training equipment, indoor basketball and volleyball court and locker and shower facilities. In addition, members enjoy the benefits of organized exercise and aquatic classes, as well as personal trainers available to help with each individual’s fitness needs. Fusion offers year-round membership packages as well as daily passes for those who would like to try it out. Fusion is an extension of Hillsboro’s full-service medical facility, Hillsboro Area Hospital. Hillsboro Area Hospital is dedicated to providing outstanding, affordable and personalized care. The hospital has a new state-of-the-art Emergency Department and Comprehensive Imaging Center, Tremont Ridge Assisted Living Facility, Special Care Cottage for Dementia and Alzheimer’s Residents, Sleep Clinic and Physical Therapy.
The Hillsboro community is proud of its classic movie cinema, The Orpheum Theater. The Orpheum provides two cinemas with updated luxurious seating including sofa seating, and everyone gets popcorn and soda included in their ticket price!
Hillsboro also provides many outdoor recreation opportunities. Lake Glenn Shoals is a 1250-acre lake offering a large skiing and motor-boating area as well as no wake areas for canoeing and sailing. Lake Glenn Shoals has two boat launching ramps at each end of the lake. Tent camping is allowed on the lake lots of Lake Glenn Shoals. The lake is stocked with bluegill, crappie, largemouth bass, catfish, hybrid stipers and tiger muskie. The Old Lake Hillsboro is a 100-acre lake with bass, crappie, bluegill, channel catfish and carp. There is a swimming beach located near the dam. Sherwood Forest Campground is also on this lake. There are 200 electrical campsites as well as primitive sites. The campground has shower and laundry facilities. Bremer Sanctuary is a protected area and home for scores of birds and animals in central Montgomery County. It is also an education center and a showplace for natural areas restoration. Hillsboro Sports Complex is a new facility with soccer fields, baseball fields, playground area and concession stand. Hillsboro Country Club has a private 9-hole golf course. Hillsboro has a public pool, Central Park Pool.
Hillsboro has several Clubs and Organizations: 2000 & Beyond, A.B.A.T.E., Audubon Society – Hickory Hills Chapter, Auxiliary Police, Book Club, Boy Scouts, Chamber of Commerce, Country Crossroads Quilt Guild, Hillsboro FFA, Garden Club, HAH Grand Advantage, Hillsboro Country Club, Hillsboro Area Hospital Auxiliary, Kiwanis Club, Knights of Columbus, Ladies Civic Club, Lions Club, Lioness Club, Masonic Temple, Ministerial Alliance, Montgomery County Cancer Association, Montgomery Retired Teachers Association, Moose Lodge, NARFE, Old Settlers Association, PAWS CARE, Rotary International, Salvation Army, Shelter for Battered Women, Second Alarm, Sertoma Club, Shoal Creek Muzzleloaders, Sports Association and Toastmasters.
Hillsboro Churches: Calvary Baptist Church, Christian School Disciples, First Baptist Church of Hillsboro, First Presbyterian Church, First United Pentecostal Church, Free Methodist Church, Hillsboro Independent Baptist Church, Lutheran Church of Our Savior, Reno Baptist Church, St. Agnes Catholic Church, St. James Baptist Church, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, United Methodist Church, Wares Grove Lutheran Church, World Harvest Church – A Church on Fire.
Enjoy the charm of small town America at its best. Our excellent schools, modern health care, great recreational facilities and entrepreneurial opportunities are waiting for you. Low crime, friendly people, and reasonable cost of living make Hillsboro a great place to live, work and play!
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To get started searching Hillsboro homes for sale, visit our Advanced Homes search. Once there you can create a custom search tailored to the type of home YOU want. You will have access to the entire MLS and get real time property information as Hillsboro homes are added to the market. In fact you can sign up for your own personal My Listing Manager account so you can get emailed when a new Hillsboro property that matches your search requirements is added to the MLS so you can beat other buyers to the hottest deals and stay on top of the newest Hillsboro homes on the market. Once you have set up your My Property Manager just sit back and allow the homes to come to you! You can also save your favorites, share your favorite Hillsboro Homes with family and friends and much more! And remember, our website is available to you 24/7 365 so no matter what time of the day or night, you can access every Hillsboro property for sale on the MLS.
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SELLERS! Montgomery County Realty is ready to assist you in selling your Hillsboro Property quickly and for top dollar. Get started by finding out what your Hillsboro home is worth with our free home valuation. Within 24 hours we will look up similar homes in YOUR neighborhood and compare them with the features of your Hillsboro home. Be sure to tell us about any upgrades or improvements you have made so we can include that in your estimate. Then we will meet with you to learn more about your wants and needs and talk about setting the price of your home. We will give you the best advice on pricing, staging, open houses and more! Once we have discussed these things with you we will promptly list your Hillsboro home in the MLS and start marketing it online through all of our online partners. We list your Hillsboro home in all of the top places so it will be found everywhere! Some of those places include Google, Yahoo Real Estate, RealtyTrac, Trulia, Zillow and more! Your Hillsboro Home will have the best exposure when you list with Montgomery County Realty. As Hillsboro REALTOR®s, we have access to information about Hillsboro homes for sale that just cannot be found on a public listings sites. Montgomery County Realty often knows about properties that have not yet been entered into the MLS! Most of the time the real key to finding the perfect Hillsboro home for you and your family is local knowledge and expertise, something we have plenty of!
If you are in the market to buy or sell in Montgomery County, please contact us today. We are excited to assist you whether you are buying OR selling. Our attention to detail and cutting edge knowledge and technology will make your buying or selling experience pleasurable. We look forward to earning your business and working with you soon.
Real Estate Market Stats
Home Size in Square Feet
|Zillow Home Value Index||$59,600||$215,600|
|Median Single Family Home Value||$59,600||$214,600|
|Percent Homes Decreasing||56%||23.4%|
|Median List Price Per Sq Ft||$52||$134|
|Median Sale Price||66||238,700|
|Turnover (Sold Within Last Yr.)||4.2%||2.9%|