Introduction to Taylorville, Illinois
Taylorville was founded in 1839 for the purpose of serving as the county seat of Dane County (later renamed Christian County). Dane County was one of the several counties formed through the legislative efforts of Abraham Lincoln. On March 20, 1976, a category 3 tornado hit about 15 miles away from the city's center, injuring 4 people and causing extensive damages.
Taylorville and nearby Attractions
- Taylorville City Hall
- Allen Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church
- Oak Hill Cemetery
- Taylorville Lake
- Flatland Decoy Co.
- Taylorville Public Library
Things To Do In Taylorville
Taylorville City Hall is the administrative center of the city and a must see for visitors. Jaynes Park, Jaycee Park, and Manners Park welcome tourists to spend a day in the arms of nature. Lake Shore Golf Club allows visitors to indulge in a relaxing game.
Capital Airport provides air transportation facilities.
Taylorville Higher Education
University Of Illinois at Springfield and Lincoln Land Community College provide higher education to the people of Taylorville.