Jefferson County


Economic Development

The Jefferson County Development Corporation (JCDC) is a proactive force in the county that implements strategies to attract, maintain and develop business in the community and consists as a partnership…

Education

Education is a vital part of a growing, productive community and in Jefferson County education is woven into the fabric of every day life. Represented by a variety of school…

Health Care

There are many reasons that Jefferson County is one of the progressive counties in the Southern Illinois region. Keeping its citizens and others in the region healthy is at the…

Assisted Living

A relatively new concept 25 years ago, assisted living is now the fastest growing long-term care option for senior citizens. Assisted living facilities help residents maintain their health, wellness, dignity…

Real Estate

The real estate market in Mt. Vernon and the Jefferson county area is dynamic. A two-year comparison of Mt. Vernon from data gleaned from the Egyptian Board of Realtors’ Multiple…

Houses of Worship

Antioch Baptist Church 9148 E. IL Hwy. 148, Bonnie Antioch Christian Church 13088 E. Dix Rd., Texico (618) 266-7356 Antioch International Assembly 228 S. 9th St., Mt. Vernon (618) 242-6200…