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Forrest, Illinois

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About Forrest, Illinois Real Estate

Forrest was laid out in 1866 by Israel J. Krack. Like a lot of Illinois towns of the time, Forrest was centered on a depot grounds.

Forrest is located approximately...
   20 miles Southeast of Pontiac
   45 miles Northeast of Bloomington-Normal
   50 miles Northwest of Champaign-Urbana
   65 miles East of Peoria
   100 miles Southwest of Chicago

Forrest is a great place to raise a family. Prarie Central is a wonderful school district and the town is filled with friendly neighborhoods.

Museums, Parks, and Recreation

Museums Parks Recreation

Forrest is home to one traditional park; the Forrest Community Railroad park, a park dedicated to displaying the history of the town's association with the railroad system; and is currently constructing the Village of Forrest Historical Museum, a museum dedicated to displaying and reconstructing pieces of the town's history.

Schools and Health

Schools Health

Forrest is part of the Prarie Central Community Unit School District 8, meaning that the Prarie Central Junior High School and the Upper Elementary School are located in Forrest and other buildings are located in the surrounding towns. Forrest has a Prarie Family Medicine location.

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