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Twin Lakes, Illinois

Twin Lakes real estate is a tight inventory market for lake homes and land in Illinois.

About Twin Lakes
Edgar County, Illinois

Twin Lakes can be found in Paris Township, Illinois, under 70 miles from Champaign.

This county was named for Irishman John Edgar, an officer in the Royal Navy who switched sides during the Revolutionary War rather than fight the colonists. This county has a population of under 18,000 people.

There are a few smaller airfields nearby, but the closest major airport is Willard Airport, just over an hour from the lake. Urgent care can be provided at Paris Community Hospital, seven minutes away.

Stock up on snacks and groceries at Walmart Supercenter, under 10 minutes away. Locals recommend restaurants such as the Main Street Cafe, Joe’s Pizza, The Fizz Soda Shop & Eatery, and Betty Jane’s Kitchen.

Happy Medium

The two lakes have a combined acreage of 220 acres and have multiple boat launches.

Anglers will be delighted to know that these lakes carry a wide variety of species of fish to catch. These include black crappie, white crappie, walleye, bluegill, striped bass, largemouth bass, and catfish.

Twin Lakes Park

Twin Lakes Park has tons to do and is fun for all ages. There are two different play structures, a waterpark, and mini-golf as well. On top of that, camping is also available here.

Nearby Entertainment

Hit the links at Eagle Ridge Golf Course, which claims to have one of the most challenging back nines in the area, making it a must-see for golfers.

Sutton’s Twin Lakes Roller Rink opened in 1956 and is still a place for family fun.

Museum-lovers should go to Edgar County Historical Museum, where you can learn about the area's history during the early settler times, the Victorian years, and the twentieth century.

After a nice day at the lake, catch a movie at the nearby Paris Theatre, which opened in 1928 and offers first-run movies at great prices.

Explore Nature

Nature-lovers should trek the 3.8-mile hike to beautiful Sunset Point located within Turkey Run State Park.

Excellent Location for Lake Life

Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or waterfront property, Twin Lakes is an excellent choice.