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Effingham, Illinois

  • National Road

    Commissioned by President Thomas Jefferson, the national Road is the first interstate highway. It created a conduit for pioneers seeking a new life in a pristine world....
    National Road

Attractions and Upcoming Events

My Garage R&D Center / Corvette Museum

My Garage R&D Center showcases classic and one-of-a-kind corvettes, including Indy pace cars, racing machines, the last C-4 and the first 21st Century model, displayed in a unique 1950

Effingham, IL Museums

Sculpture on the Avenue

Twenty-six pieces of outdoor sculpture by Midwest artists are exhibited on the Avenues of downtown Effingham. The exhibit changes each July 1. There are several permanent pieces, but about 20

Effingham, IL Arts


Effingham County Courthouse

The current Effingham County Courthouse was built in 1871 after Effingham was named the county seat. An earlier 1850's courthouse had been on the site. The courhouse retains a pristine exterior and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Effingham, IL Historic Courthouses


Things to do near Effingham, IL

Jasper County Museum

The Jasper County Museum is located in the Newton Library with special sections that highlight two famous natives, actor, Bur...

Humiston Woods Nature Preserve

400 acres, woods, hiking, pond, Vermilion River and 15 acres of restored prairie....

Monticello Golf Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Salt Kettle Rest Area

The Salt Kettle Rest Area is accessible from the westbound lands of I-74 between Danville and Oakwood. The grounds are near t...