Homesteading in Illinois
Homesteading in Illinois – here is a summary of some of the important considerations for starting off your homestead journey in this state.
Climate – Click on the city/town links for more ‘local’ data
Geography – general geographic information
Geology – geologic information (what rocks do we find)
Average land price per acre (2013) : $7,520
Read below what real homesteaders in this state think the pros and cons for living and homesteading here. Add your own in the comments!
Pros: The weather is normally fair. I can raise several different animals and grow a variety of plants and trees. Predators aren’t to bad in the area either. I have very nice neighbors that don’t mind us.
Cons: Honestly not much I have a little problem with fox and coyotes. so far we haven’t had many problems.
Kelley, 5 acres