Sherwood Forest Campground 920 City Lake Road Hillsboro, IL 62049 Phone: 217-532-5211 Campground Host: Bennett & Kristy Samowich Overview The campground is open for camping from April 1st to October 31st. Campground has room for 200 electric hookups and 75 primitive sites. There is a shower building with laundry...

Glenn Shoals and Old Hillsboro Lakes The lakes are one of Hillsboro’s main attractions. Have fun in the sun while boating, skiing, canoeing or relax with a fishing trip in the serene environment. Both lakes are stocked with: Blue gill • Catfish • Crappie • Hybrid Stripers • Largemouth Bass • Smallmouth Bass (Glenn...

Central Park Park is located near downtown Hillsboro. Amenities include the 120′ x 60′ public swimming pool, wading / kiddie pool, bath house, pickleball courts, playground, and a public baseball field. Central Park Pool Hours of Operation 7 Days a Week during the summer Monday-Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Phone:...

Community Involvement Community The Hillsboro Community Unit School District enjoys a very good relationship with members of the community. Members of the public are invited to use school facilities such as computer labs and gyms on a regular basis. Members of the public participate in collaboration and planning as...

The Journal-News 431 S. Main Street Hillsboro, IL 62049 Phone: 217-532-3933 History Since 1852, The Journal-News, has served Hillsboro and all the communities of Montgomery County in Illinois. The paper has resided in downtown Hillsboro with its office at 431 South Main Street since 1948. The Journal-News has a second...

Location The Hillsboro Public Library is located at: 214 School Street Hillsboro IL 62049 Hillsboro Public Library website   Services & Fees The Hillsboro Public Library provides free services to all residents living within the city limits of Hillsboro. For other communities in Montgomery County the library offers a...

History The “new” Hillsboro Area Hospital became a reality on October 23, 1975, when the 100-bed facility was dedicated. The “old” Hospital originally opened its doors on February 22, 1915 on School Street and that building was subsequently torn down. Local communities raised funds for the “new” hospital. All...

City Name There seems to be no recorded answer as to why the second county seat was named Hillsboro or Hillsborough, as it was often spelled. Some think it was named for the hilly terrain on which it is located. Others believe it was named for Hillsboro, North Carolina, the native state of Hiram Rountree, John Nussman...

Annual Events Old Settlers Downtown Celebration Hillsboro Summer Concert Series Roubaix Bicycle Race Montgomery County Fair Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce July 4th Biathlon & 5 Mile Run Open Car Show (PDF) Arts & Entertainment Copper Dock Winery Forsee Vineyards The Orpheum Theatre of Hillsboro Nature Bremer...