Student Life > West Frankfort
West Frankfort is a historic city in the heart of Franklin County IL. The population of West Frankfort is 8,110 (2013). West Frankfort is close to several wildlife attractions such as Rend Lake, Crab Orchard, and Lake of Egypt. Only an hour or two from several large cities West Frankfort is a great place to keep the small town feel many students are looking for. The city offers several restaurants, shopping centers, and city wide activities. Morthland College found its home in West Frankfort in 2010 and plans to develop several acres into the premiere college campus in the area.