Effingham’s unique location and transportation has been the calling card for numerous industrial and commercial companies that have located in its business parks and retail areas. In fact, the city’s daytime population doubles because of this vast amount of development.

Effingham is a metropolitan center that draws workers from an eight-county area and has a trade population of 175,000. Being a regional center, people travel to Effingham to work, shop and for their health-care needs. Effingham is a progressive, pro-business community that has the tools to make every business successful. Effingham invites you and your business to partner with us and enjoy the benefits of community with a future. 

Please contact the Economic Development Department at 217-347-5300 for further information.


Other Local Resources

Effingham County Chamber of Commerce

Effingham Regional Growth Alliance