A progressive community located in Iroquois County, 90 miles south of Chicago, Watseka, Illinois provides big city convenience in a rural setting.
Featuring a historic downtown district, Iroquois Memorial Hospital and Riverside Medical Center clinic are just a few of the amenities you’ll find here. Primary industry is agricultural. The VFW, Knights of Columbus, Lion’s Club, Kiwanis Club and American Legion are a few of the active civic organizations you’ll find in Watseka.
For entertainment, the historic Watseka Theatre hosts many national and international music performances as well as local bands throughout the year. Annual festivals such as Celebrate Watseka, and Harvest Days offer family entertainment fun for everyone. There are four golf courses within an hour’s drive. Plus, there are many places to fish and hunt around Watseka. Lakeview Park was built in 2007. It has a ¾ mile walking path around a 5.5 acre stocked fishing area.