Located in Central Illinois at the crossroads of Int. 57 & 70 Effingham is a growing community with a great medical community.
Atlamont is located 11 miles west of Effingham on Int. 70 or Rt. 40. Altamont is a community of 2181 and have many services to offer from doctors to a hardware store.
Vandalia is another 20 miles west of Altamont on Int. 70. Vandalia is a community of 6,000 and is a great place to raise a family.
Some of the major websites you may want to visit are:
http://www.effinghamil.com Effingham, IL
http://effinghamchamber.org Effingham Chamber
http://www.altamontil.net - City of Altamont
http://www.stanthonyhospital.org St. Anthony Hospital
http://www.effinghamwaterauthority.org - Lake Sara
http://www.theepc.org.com - The Effingham Peformance Center
http://ballardnaturecenter.org - Ballard Nature Center