is west frankfort good town to move t...
sounds like a good idea

Enfield, IL

#22 Dec 23, 2012
WF Teenager

Herrin, IL

#23 Dec 24, 2012
This place sucks. The only reason anyone would ever move here is because they have family here. Lots of druggies and very cliquey. I go to school at FCHS and it's just awful. Not only is it cliquey but it is also really skanky. I moved here two years ago and it's true, you aren't included in anything unless you grew up here. This place is like the Skid Row of Southern Illinois. But once you're here, you're stuck. So run while you have the chance.
SI Sucks

Marion, IL

#24 Dec 24, 2012
Things that could and wil happen if you move to WF. You, your spouse or children may suffer depression. You could become a crime victim. You and yours will not have an easy time making friends. You will be excluded from social events. Your children will get a poor education. Drugs will be readily available. You will be talked about behind your back. You will be stabbed in the back by people in WF. Your children will pick up poor language skills. Your children will have poor role models. I could go on and on........
Frankfort Bred

Cottage Hills, IL

#25 Dec 25, 2012
Great place to live till about the year 2000.

Herrin, IL

#26 Dec 26, 2012
Hahahahah..... Learn to spell. Grow up. Get real. Where is there NOT Link cards, meth heads, housing? OMG.

United States

#27 Dec 26, 2012
Rancher there is more per capita there than anywhere else. When I lived there a meth house was next door with the production facility down the street. A woman killed her child and stashed her body underneath the floorboards on Oak street. You can not have a bike sitting out on Charles street for five minutes before it gets stolen. Prostitution ring run out of the motel there along with a drug ring. Kids doing drugs in school. The only thing that is a pain for the sleeze bags to get to is the Public Aid office in Benton. Crosswalk is in WF where they can get their heating bills paid for. A complete Shithole
None ya

Carterville, IL

#28 Dec 27, 2012
donot livehere wrote:
I moved to WF 15 yearsago. My son was in 2nd grade. I lost him to pot. He started stealing. This town is full of drugs and bad activities. It is also very clickish. If you did not grow up here people do not include you in anything.
That's not true at all. This town is not "clickish" and I know tons of people who include new people to do stuff with them.

Enfield, IL

#29 Jan 2, 2013
Good place

United States

#30 Jan 3, 2013
Hey, get your staff and run anywhere, I've been live here 2 year ago but this town is most depressing town I ever been.

Enfield, IL

#31 Jan 16, 2013
I lived in West Frankfort for 38 years and it was a nice little town for about 20 of those years. I moved to the Cape Girardeau area 5 years ago. Since then everytime I watch the local news out of Cape, the crime in West Frankfort is on there more than Cape. I will never say never but I hope I dont have to move back to Frankfort anytime soon.

Phoenix, AZ

#32 Jan 19, 2013
was born and grew up in W.Frankfort. Left years ago--but remarks on this page made me sad. Is W.F really that bad? I drove thru the area last spring and took a quick run thru town--was amazed it looked so bad. What is wrong with the City Fathers?
I know employment is bad but it is all over the country-no excuse for drugs.

Herrin, IL

#33 Jan 19, 2013
read all the threads in this forum and decide for yourself

Enfield, IL

#34 Jan 22, 2013
Another example of West Frankfort. Grant burnt herself good on east fourth street was busted in 2004 and still cooking. If you dont lock them up instead of let them snitch for time they will never learn. Dont they make enough on welfare and foodstamps. Please people stay in wf i want to stay safe. You are in a perfect Obamaland!

United States

#36 Jan 25, 2013
Deperession , uneducated rednecks, corrupt court system ....loosers bro Do NOT STAY
wf resident

Enfield, IL

#37 Jan 27, 2013
It has a lot of good people.
donot livehere

Carmi, IL

#38 Jan 30, 2013
Lots of good parents also have kids that end up on the news or doing drugs. When a child becomes a certain age their parents no longer have an influence on them. And when good parents try hard to raise thier kids the right way, but the kids get involved with the wrong crowd because that is who accepts them, that is not bad parenting.
wf sucks

Herrin, IL

#39 Feb 8, 2013
If you are not from here, you or your kids will never be "accepted", If you have kids and they play sports..forget it..does not matter how good they are..the kids they will play are the kids that have parents that grew up here..or if you kiss ass..Horrible town..

Olathe, KS

#40 Feb 10, 2013
AGREE WITH LAST COMMENT. VERY TRUE. This town is going down fast.
Justin Spencer

Carbondale, IL

#41 Feb 19, 2013
well I have lived here my entire life, 28 years, nearly if not everything that has been said is true, however you would be hard pressed to find a place that does not have the same issues. I live in a decent part of town, keep in mind though, that I moved out of the house that the girl was killed in just 2 months prior to that happening, it is hard to find anything positive to say about it but if you have lived here for a lifetime it is home, if not... I would not recommend moving here. Find yourself a nice little town in Tn. Just a side note though, the comments about the black people living here have no affect on the state and condition of this town, that is just pure racism, which is another huge problem here.

Carterville, IL

#42 Feb 19, 2013
I did think about TN but not sure what I'm doing honestly...

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