Population:5430 as of 2004
Location: Scott County is located fifty miles west of Springfield, Illinois and approximately fifty miles east of Hannibal, Missouri, the home town of Mark Twain. Scott County is part of the the great-plains landscape of Central Illinois, the county’s western border consists of the scenic rolling hills on the bluffs of the Illinois River. Jacksonville, Illinois, a community of 20,000 residents, and rich in manufacturing, retail and service businesses, lies just to the East. Interstate 72, North, makes the community easily accessible to travelers.