Mt. Morris is a Village of 3,000, atop gently rolling hills and farmland in central Ogle County. Generation after generation has remained committed to Mt. Morris for its quality standard of living, inherent values, and keen sense of community.



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Mt. Morris Benefits

We have a safe and affordable community, and the services, amenities, and technology you would expect. It’s led by people who care about fostering a safe, rural atmosphere to work and play. Escape the big city hassles and embrace our small-town lifestyle.

Mt. Morris is a place where people call it My Town… and a place for you to...

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If you’re thinking of moving to Mt. Morris, consider these benefits:

Porchfest is the ultimate grassroots community music festival held in the summers in Mt. Morris, Illinois. All genres of music played throughout the town.

A variety of homes and neighborhoods are available.

Fun for kids! Enjoy recreational playground equipment found at Zickuhr Park in Mt. Morris, Illinois

Affordable cost of living;
lowest sales tax in Ogle County.

Safety is key benefit of life in Mt. Morris, Illinois.

Safe, secure place to live.

  • Four parks are within Mt. Morris, and three state parks are within a few miles.
  • Well-known destination for summer festivals, concerts, and fine arts.
  • Picturesque Village Square campus is walkable and an ideal venue for outdoor concerts and events, with handicap-accessible seating, shaded green space, and free on-street parking.
  • Village Square campus is on the National Register of Historic Places.
  • Attractions include a public golf course, bowling alley, skating rink, orchard, farm-to-table producers, and Ogle County Airport.
  • Geographically central to neighboring cities like Rockford, IL (27 miles), Dixon, IL (18 miles), and Freeport, IL (28 miles); easy day trip to the Quad Cities (70 miles), Madison, WI (80 miles), and Chicago, IL (106 miles).