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Arthur Visitors Center - Downtown Arthur, Illinois 

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Arthur, Illinois

Arthur, Illinois, "The Heart of the Illinois Amish Country," is a town of 2,200 residents located 10 miles west of I-57 off exit 203. The friendly, down home atmosphere of Arthur helps to back up its motto, "Where you're a stranger only once."

rthur's surrounding Amish settlement, established in 1865 by a handful of families, has grown to over 3,000 members. The Amish work rich farmland of the area with teams of six to eight horse hitches, and the Amish' horse-drawn, black buggies are a common sight around Arthur.

Arthur's downtown business district is filled with a variety of gift shops, fine clothing stores, unique craft shops, furniture shops and several restaurants.

 Arthur's Industry also thrives in the area with many reasons for businesses and business-people to find Arthur an attractive place to establish a presence