Palestine is a great place to work & live!
Get info on the Rodeo, Wine & Art Fest and other events held throughout the year.
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Local industries & demographics.
Health-Care & Emegency Medical Services
Palestine Community Unit School District #3 News & Info including Sports & Academics. New School Construction updates.

Historical information and Heritage Trail

Palestine, is located in southeastern Illinois about
- 5 hours south of Chicago
- 2 hours west of Indianapolis
- 3 hours northwest of Louisville
- 4 hours north of Nashville
- 2 1/2 hours east of St.Louis

Chartered in 1811, Palestine is one of the oldest towns in Illinois and celebrated its Bicentennial in 2011.

The village’s Main Street business district is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and many of the storefronts date back to the early 1900s.

The Palestine Preservation Projects Society, a non-profit organization is working to restore the Fife Opera House. Restoration of the hand-painted scenery flats and curtain, as well as the renovation of the second floor theater are underway.

Recently, a group of reenactors constructed a replica of Fort LaMotte near the original fort site. It lso located near the Pioneer City Arena and is home to the Fort LaMotte Rangers.

The Palestine Art Center is one of four galleries located in our historic art district.

A Few Benefits
of Living & Working in Palestine

                • Affordable Housing
                • Excellent Schools
                • Peaceful Surroundings
                • Friendly Neighbors
                • Appreciation of the Arts
                • No Traffic Jams

The little town with a lot to offer

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