The City of Mattoon,
Illinois provide both residents and visitors a number of resources—recreational
opportunities, art and entertainment venues, retail centers and
a host of dining and lodging options. With a population of close
to 20,000 residents, Mattoon offers a quality of life in the region
that is second to none. Wonderful parks, two lakes, one private
golf course and two public golf courses, and two baseball and softball
complexes, exhibit Mattoon’s variety of outdoor recreation.
Shopping centers and specialty stores provide sites for those who
prefer to stay indoors. Unique history, art and entertainment attractions
can be found both within Mattoon and in neighboring communities.
A wealth of festivals and fairs take place throughout the year in
the greater Mattoon area, including craft fairs, the Lightworks
Festival and the area’s most popular event, the annual Bagelfest.
generous amount of significant amenities are available throughout
the city. Residents enjoy the local healthcare received from the
Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center, Mattoon’s local hospital,
Christi Clinic and the Carle Foundation Physicians local clinic;
the top-rate education provided by the Mattoon Community Unit School
District 2 and the higher education facility of Lake Land College;
and a variety of houses of worship offering assorted denominations.
From outdoor recreation and events to eclectic dining and shopping
sites, Mattoon has something for everyone. Whether you are living
in or visiting the area, the City of Mattoon invites you to enjoy
all it has to offer.
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