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Just because you need them doesn’t mean you shouldn’t enjoy them. Around here, we’re rich in resources that help us enrich everyday living. From our homes and schools to our banking and healthcare, there’s no shortage of excellence or drive for success.


Not many metro areas can boast they have one of the nation’s top 50 heart hospitals. Few can say their hospital is ranked among the best in the nation for quality patient care. Yet in Decatur and Macon County we have not one, but two award-winning regional medical centers! Our residents have access to leading-edge healthcare at Decatur Memorial Hospital and HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital. And our commitment to total body wellness goes even deeper, with some of the region’s best specialists and providers in women’s health, cardiology, orthopedics, oncology and sports medicine practicing here, plus a complete network of family practice, pediatrics and urgent care services and clinics.


With a thriving financial district and an investment community with immeasurable returns, you’ll find unlimited resources in every corner of the County to manage everything from the smallest pocketbooks to the largest portfolios. Choose the best match for your mojo… small-town banks, community credit unions, metro money managers, innovative investment advisors, full-service brokers and everything in between.


From country living to city lofts, tree-lined streets to townhome sidewalks, all roads lead to vibrant neighborhoods and true community. You’re sure to find yours here.


Home to one of the Midwest’s premier private universities, a progressive regional community college and a robust collection of school districts unwaveringly focused on 21st century learning, Macon County opens doors for its community members. From adult education that fits with the pace of your lifestyle to revolutionary programs that seamlessly bridge the gap from student to graduate, this is learning without boundaries.