If retirement is on your horizon, we found the best place to spend it in Illinois.

When you finally decide to retire, you want to make sure you pick a place that soothes your soul. A place that gives you no other option but to relax.

Photo by Matthew Bennett on Unsplash
Photo by Matthew Bennett on Unsplash

If you're living in Illinois and looking to retire close to home, a new study just revealed the best county to retire in each state. So, what's the best county to retire in Illinois?

If you're like me, you might not know exactly where that is on the map.

Credit Google Maps
Credit Google Maps

If you look in the upper lefthand corner of the area on the map, you'll see a major Illinois city highlighted.

Galena, Illinois!

So what else is in Jo Daviess County? According to MSN -

Affordable housing, comfortable year-round temperatures, and plentiful health care services that include a local hospital, van services, and visiting nurses are all perks for retirees who might consider choosing Jo Daviess County for their golden years. Add in the local state park, fairs and festivals, a casino, and sporting events throughout the year, and it’s obvious why they stay.

What more do you need in life?

Look at all the nature you'd have to explore in the county -

So if you'll be retiring soon and aren't looking to move too far from home, don't forget about Illinois' best county to retire in.


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