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Forsyth, Illinois Area Information
Forsyth, Illinois is the northernmost village in Macon County, enhancing the rural feel of this idyllic, suburban neighborhood with its surroundings of vast green fields on many sides.
Located close to major cities such as Chicago to the north and Indianapolis to the east (both less than three hours away) and Springfield forty five minutes to the west, Forsyth is well connected to major metropolitan areas.
Hickory Point Mall is located in central Forsyth, providing residents with nearby grocery cosmetic, clothing and department stores, among others.
Forsyth is an incredibly green neighborhood, containing six pocket parks with multiple walking trails that serve to connect these parks to each other as well as members of the community.
Hickory Point Golf Course is a convenient golf course located in the southern part of Forsyth, within walking distance for some residents.
This large course contains 18 holes that wind through well manicured fairways, perfect for taking in the gorgeous Illinois backdrop.
Village Park is another Forsyth landmark, an open green space containing baseball diamonds, tennis courts, a disc golf course and an area called The Jungle, a deeply wooded hiking area with Stevens Creek rippling gently through it.
Forsyth, Illinois Real Estate Information
Forsyth, Illinois homes for sale are typically large, two story ranch-style homes with gorgeous brick exteriors, attached multi-car garages, and large lawns. View active Forsyth homes for sale.
Pools are typical features of backyards in Forsyth, as well as raised patios, ideal for gathering with friends and family.
These large homes generally sit between 2,500 and 5,000 square feet and contain up to five bedrooms with more than enough space for families and those looking to work from home — upstairs or downstairs bedrooms, sitting rooms and dens can be converted into office space that isn’t easily disturbed by activity in other parts of the house.
Living rooms are benefited by multiple large windows that let in lots of natural light, and kitchens have ample room for cooking, with more than enough cupboards and counter space.
Some finished basements are supplemented by wet bars, perfect for entertaining guests, while others have full extra bedrooms and bathrooms for those looking to use their home to generate extra income.
Forsyth, Illinois History
Forsyth has a rich history as a railroad town, when it was first settled when the Illinois Central Railroad came through Macon County around 1854.
It gets its name from the railroad’s first general freight agent, Colonel Robert Forsyth.
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