Quality of Life
The quality of life in Livingston County is a result of many contributing factors. These include good neighbors, quality schools, a rural character, lack of traffic congestion, abundance of open space, excellent park and recreational amenities, and modern conveniences for shopping and dining. The communities of Livingston County range in size from 100 to 11,000. Whether you are looking for a small town, or a medium sized city, Livingston County has the community for you.
We invite you to experience the small town America that is leading many people to give up the daily two-hour commute, smog, stress, breakfast and dinner in the car, and lack of family time in order to experience true community and establish a healthy balance between work and family.
Economic Development Programs
Village of Dwight Community Rehab Program
The Program has been established to stimulate, promote and assist in the redevelopment and revitalization of the Village of Dwight’s central business district by forming a consortium of lending institutions that will participate in funding loans for financing the restoration and/or rehabilitation of properties in the downtown area.
Village of Dwight Rent Subsidy Program
Dwight’s Rent Subsidy Program is intended to encourage new businesses to occupy vacant buildings and maintain competitive rents in the Village of Dwight business district. Please see the PDF for more information regarding this program. Contact The Village of Dwight for more information.
Village of Dwight TIF district
Established in 2009, Dwight’s 469 acre Tax Increment Financing District encompasses property near Interstate 55 and Illinois Route 47 at the north side of Dwight. It connects to, and includes, the Downtown Business District.