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Tremont, IL was founded in 1834 by New England settlers and became a town in July of 1835. Tremont then served as the County Seat until 1850. During this time, Abraham Lincoln made a number of appearances as a lawyer in the Tremont Courthouse. Today, Tremont is a close-knit community comprised of many businesses and residents. We are well known for our annual Turkey Festival which brings in people from all over the country. Our town is also home to the Award-Winning District 702 Schools. Come see why Tremont is a great place to Work, Visit, and Live.