Mt. Zion

Located in Macon County, touching the southern edge of Lake Decatur, is the village of Mt. Zion. This quiet village is known for its warm, friendly community, commitment to preserving the environment and culture, and great schools. The city of Decatur is only a 15-minute drive away and is easily accessible by the main roads running through Mt. Zion. Residents of Mt. Zion enjoy the tranquil lifestyle that this area lends itself to, but also enjoy the village’s close proximity to the larger, surrounding communities. View more Mt. Zion, IL real estate information.

Mt. Zion Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $371K
Lowest Price $350
Highest Price $2.3M
Total Listings 26
Avg. Days On Market 132
Avg. Price/SQFT $105

Property Types (active listings)

Active Mt. Zion Listings

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1405 N State Route 121 Highway, Mt. Zion

$2,320,000

Active

1405 N State Route 121 Highway, Mt. Zion

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Commercial

Listed by Vieweg Real Estate - Downtown

1391 Mt Zion Parkway, Mt. Zion

$675,000

Active

1391 Mt Zion Parkway, Mt. Zion

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Commercial

Listed by Vieweg Real Estate - Downtown

1295 Silver Leaf Court, Mt. Zion

$640,000

Active

1295 Silver Leaf Court, Mt. Zion

4 Beds 4 Baths 4,002 SqFt Single Family

Listed by Keller Williams Realty

1305 E Ashland Avenue, Mt. Zion

$569,000

Active

1305 E Ashland Avenue, Mt. Zion

5 Beds 4 Baths 5,690 SqFt Single Family

Listed by Glenda Williamson Realty

925 Henderson Street, Mt. Zion

$495,000

↓ $20,000 Active

925 Henderson Street, Mt. Zion

4 Beds 4 Baths 5,073 SqFt Single Family

Listed by Sandra Yelovich of Brinkoetter, Realtors

1335 State Route 121, Mt. Zion

$489,000

Active

1335 State Route 121, Mt. Zion

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Commercial

Listed by Vieweg Real Estate

1225 State Route 121, Mt. Zion

$390,000

Active

1225 State Route 121, Mt. Zion

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Lots/Farms/Acreage

Listed by Main Place Real Estate

9 Alexander Court, Mt. Zion

$359,900

Pending

9 Alexander Court, Mt. Zion

5 Beds 5 Baths 3,889 SqFt Single Family

Listed by Terri Booker of Brinkoetter, Realtors

4790 Janine Way, Mt. Zion

$359,900

Active

4790 Janine Way, Mt. Zion

4 Beds 3 Baths 4,920 SqFt Single Family

Listed by Vieweg Real Estate

175 Lexington Circle, Mt. Zion

$350,000

↓ $10,000 Active Under Contract

175 Lexington Circle, Mt. Zion

4 Beds 3 Baths 3,590 SqFt Single Family

Listed by Kevin Fritzsche of Brinkoetter, Realtors

1617 Hunters View Drive, Mt. Zion

$337,500

Pending

1617 Hunters View Drive, Mt. Zion

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,550 SqFt Single Family

Listed by Glenda Williamson Realty

150 Lexington Circle, Mt. Zion

$329,000

Active Under Contract

150 Lexington Circle, Mt. Zion

4 Beds 4 Baths 3,064 SqFt Single Family

Listed by Jenny Lambdin of Brinkoetter, Realtors

Mt. Zion, Illinois Area Information

Mt. Zion, or Mount Zion, just touches the edge of Lake Decatur, and is bordered by Long Creek to the northeast, Hervey City and Dalton City to the south, and Elwin to the west. Running through Mt. Zion is Illinois Route 121 (IL 121), which will connect you to Dalton City in the south, and merges into Route 36 in the north. 

With a commute time of just under an hour to reach the city of Springfield, Mt. Zion appeals to those who are looking for small-town life—and the friendly community that comes with it. 

Despite its size, there’s much to do in and around the area of Mt. Zion, especially for those who love the outdoors. This village is home to Spitler Woods State Natural Area and Fletcher Park, two green spaces that are great for walking the dog, or spending time with friends and family. 

Many of Mt. Zion’s shops and restaurants are located along IL 121. These (primarily) small local businesses and restaurants offer a wide variety of options for every taste and need. 

The following attractions are also nearby: Fort Daniel Conservation Area, Sand Creek Conservation Area, Scovill Zoo, Kaufman Lakeside Conservation Area, and more. Golfers will also enjoy living within the Mt. Zion area, as it is just a short drive away to Red Tail Run Golf Course and the South Side Country Club. Decatur Airport is also just 10-minutes from the heart of Mt. Zion. 

Mt. Zion, Illinois Real Estate

Appealing particularly to families are the beautiful single-family homes for sale in Mt. Zion. Although home style and design varies slightly, typically you’ll find both Bungalows and multi-story homes in this area—although traditional Bungalows are the most popular choice. 

Lot size also ranges between properties, with some homes having quite a bit of acreage. Once again, this also varies, but one defining feature of the homes in Mt. Zion is the emphasis on nature and landscaping. The residential streets in Mt. Zion are often lined with beautiful, mature trees. As well, many have chosen to plant and/or maintain the large trees in their front and back yards, sometimes even hiding the home from street view. The community's efforts to preserve the natural features have resulted in neighborhoods that feel warm and welcoming.

Some homes in Mt. Zion do have backyard pools—which is sure to turn your backyard into an oasis during the height of summer! If you're searching for a beautiful property surrounded by trees, with ample back yard space, Mt. Zion might just be the place to start your search!

Mt. Zion, Illinois History

The first settlers in the Mt. Zion region likely arrived around 1827, with the village itself being laid out around 1860. 


For more information about the Mt. Zion School District, click here.


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