There are 3 schools in Effingham: Effingham Unit 40 School District: visit Unit 40 enrollment or call 217-540-1500 Sacred Heart Elementary and Jr. High School: visit Sacred Heart enrollment or call 217-342-4060 St. Anthony Elementary and High School: visit St. Anthony enrollment or call 217-342-6969
FAQ Topic: Services & safety
The district community college for Effingham is Lake Land College. For admissions information, visit Lake Land College Admissions or call 217-234-5354.
All court proceedings are conducted at the Effingham County Courthouse, 120 W. Jefferson Avenue, Suite 101, in Effingham. For more information on the jury duty process, visit the County’s Jury Duty department or call 217-342-4065.
Temporary handicapped placards are available from Effingham Police Department at no cost.
As a service, Effingham Police Department registers bicycles for free for anyone living in the City of Effingham. To register, bring your bicycle to the police department at 110 S. 3rd Street any weekday.
Yes. You are required to get a mobile food establishment permit from the fire department.
You can drive golf carts on certain streets in Effingham, but you need to apply for a golf cart permit through the Effingham Police Department.
You can request a fire incident report online for structure fires or vehicle fires.
To see if your lost item has been turned in: Email Steve Fehrenbacher at the Effingham Police Department, or Call 217-347-0774 extension 5321
Crime in Illinois Annual Uniform Crime Reports, published by Illinois State Police, include past crime statistics for Effingham. For the most recent crime statistics: Email Sandi Gillet, or Call 217-347-0774 extension 5326