Welcome to Effingham

Effingham is located in the heart of central Illinois where Interstates 57 and 70, Illinois State Routes 45, 40, and 33, and two rail lines intersect.

Our excellent location, coupled with our fine schools and health care facilities, has made Effingham a prime site for businesses and industry.


Effingham is the 2014 Google Ecity award winner for Illinois

Effingham Awarded As Google's 2014 eCity of Illinois

Now in its second year, the Google eCity Award recognizes the strongest online business community in each state as one of the “digital capitals” of America. The awarded cities are recognized for their innovation in using the web to find new customers, connect with existing customers and fuel their local economies. Full Press Release

Business Appreciation Award

Mid America Motorworks

The City of Effingham has announced that Mid America Motorworks has won the City of Effingham’s Business Appreciation Award. “For over 40 years Mike Yager and the team at Mid America Motorworks have been bringing people to Effingham to pursue their automotive passions and hobbies. I submit Mike has done more to put Effingham on the global map than any one person… people from around the world know about Effingham because of Mid America Motorworks.

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