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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.

Aerial view of Mt. Zion, Illinois

Mt. Zion Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $196K
Lowest Price $0
Highest Price $6.5M
Total Listings 757
Avg. Days On Market 154
Avg. Price/SQFT $97

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200 Spitler Park Plaza, Mt. Zion

$650,000

Active

200 Spitler Park Plaza, Mt. Zion

0 Beds 1 Bath 0 SqFt Commercial

Zane Peterson Main Place Real Estate

125 Parkington Court, Mt. Zion

$478,000

Pending

125 Parkington Court, Mt. Zion

4 Beds 3 Baths 3,644 SqFt Single Family

Tony Piraino Brinkoetter REALTORS®

5420 Traughber Road, Mt. Zion

$468,500

Active Under Contract

5420 Traughber Road, Mt. Zion

5 Beds 3 Baths 3,129 SqFt Single Family

Michael Sexton Brinkoetter REALTORS®

1625 Hunters Pointe Court, Mt. Zion

$419,000

↓ $10,000 Active Under Contract

1625 Hunters Pointe Court, Mt. Zion

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,994 SqFt Single Family

Nicole Pinkston Vieweg RE/Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate-Service First

650 Emerald Avenue, Mt. Zion

$379,900

Active Under Contract

650 Emerald Avenue, Mt. Zion

3 Beds 3 Baths 1,994 SqFt Single Family

Tony Piraino Brinkoetter REALTORS®

645 Pearl Court, Mt. Zion

$319,000

Active

645 Pearl Court, Mt. Zion

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,620 SqFt Single Family

Nicole Pinkston Vieweg RE/Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate-Service First

New
110 Meadow Rose Court, Mt. Zion

$305,000

Active

110 Meadow Rose Court, Mt. Zion

4 Beds 4 Baths 2,590 SqFt Single Family

Brandon Barney Main Place Real Estate

1225 State Route 121, Mt. Zion

$300,000

Active

1225 State Route 121, Mt. Zion

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Lots/Farms/Acreage

Zane Peterson Main Place Real Estate

925 Wildwood Drive, Mt. Zion

$264,900

Pending

925 Wildwood Drive, Mt. Zion

4 Beds 3 Baths 3,192 SqFt Single Family

Kelli Kerr Brinkoetter REALTORS®

New
1335 Nolan Court, Mt. Zion

$250,000

Active Under Contract

1335 Nolan Court, Mt. Zion

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,109 SqFt Single Family

Brandon Barney Main Place Real Estate

1025 Country Manor, Mt. Zion

$248,500

Active

1025 Country Manor, Mt. Zion

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,539 SqFt Single Family

Joe Doolin Brinkoetter REALTORS®

4517 Highcock Drive, Mt. Zion

$229,900

↓ $10,000 Pending

4517 Highcock Drive, Mt. Zion

3 Beds 3 Baths 1,878 SqFt Single Family

Kevin Fritzsche 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. It's about a 15-minute drive to Decatur from Mt. Zion. 

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. 


 

Schools in Mt. Zion

The village of Mt. Zion, Illinois is served by Mt. Zion Community Unit School District #3. Click for more information about Mt. Zion's School District.


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