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Country Place is a neighborhood in Springfield, Illinois, and lies within the 62703 zip code. The boundaries of the neighborhood include North Cotton Hill Road to the east, Harmony Court on the south, and Lake Road on the north. There is only one street in this community, Country Place. Residents enjoy plenty of trees in this quiet residential neighborhood, which was built with sidewalks and consists of single-family detached homes. There is a definite rural feel to this Midwestern community, even though it is close to Interstate 55.
Edwin A. Lee Elementary School serves children who are in kindergarten through fifth grade. It is popular with students and parents and has earned a 4/5 community rating based on comments made through GreatSchools. Founded in 1938, Southern View Chapel moved to its current location, just a short distance from Country Place, in 2003.
The University of Illinois Springfield is a small liberal arts college. It offers master’s degrees in 20 programs such as government and public health in addition to 23 bachelor’s degrees. A pre-law program is available. Although many of the students come from Illinois, at least 25 countries other than the United States are represented by those enrolled for classes.
The Island Bay Yacht Club is a private club located on Lake Springfield. It offers a variety of dining options for members only. One of the attractions of the club is the sailboat races that take place on Wednesdays and Sundays during the summer months. Classes on how to sail are offered both to members and non-members and are available to adults and children.