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Nestled in the heart of The Prairie State and The Land of Lincoln and with a population of about 3300, the Village of South Jacksonville invites you to experience the perfect blend of small-town charm and modern convenience. Our close-knit community — bordering our larger neighbor, Jacksonville — boasts a rich history, friendly neighborhoods and a vibrant local culture that sets us apart.
What truly makes South Jacksonville special is our sense of community. Our neighborhoods are more than just places to live; they are tight-knit communities where neighbors become friends and families create lasting memories. Whether you’re exploring the tree-lined streets, supporting our array of small-and-family-owned businesses or attending local events, you’ll feel the warmth and camaraderie that define our small and safe town.
Indeed, South Jacksonville is home to a diverse array of local businesses that add character and vitality to our community. Whether you’re exploring the unique boutiques, dining in our charming restaurants or supporting local artisans, you’ll find a wealth of options nearby. By choosing local, you contribute to the vibrancy and sustainability of our community.
Convenience is also important, and South Jacksonville offers easy access to the amenities of Jacksonville and the broader Illinois region; including direct access to Interstate-72 and being not too far from Interstate-55. Whether you’re commuting for work or exploring neighboring communities, our strategic location ensures that you’re never far from the services and attractions you seek.