Chairman's Message

Charlie Lotridge

Chairman of the Board

Are you an entrepreneur or a business owner ready for an affordable start-up or expansion opportunity? Henry County, Illinois has fourteen communities offering a unique rural experience.

Henry County, Illinois is located two hours from Chicago and three and one-half hours from St. Louis. We offer a variety of logistical benefits:  two interstate highways, two freight rail systems, and individual community incentives that make Henry County the heart of the Midwest, hard to beat.. 

When you ask yourself "will it be a place I can call home, or when we retire will it offer us an opportunity to relax?" The answer will be "yes". You will encounter safe communities, affordable housing, accessible health and wellness facilities, a warm and friendly hello, and personal attention every stop you make.

We make things happen here in Henry County, Illinois in a way that makes sense whether it is local business investment or providing your children with educational opportunities. Our location is within a 30 minute drive to the Quad Cities or Peoria metropolitan areas and we are only a train ride away from downtown Chicago. We welcome you to explore and experience Henry County's communities and the opportunities they offer.

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