Ideally positioned near population centers and markets, easy access to coast to coast transportation, and a sophisticated telecommunications network make Mercer County an exceptional place to run a business. Mercer County is situated along US Highway 67 and State Highways 17 & 94 in Illinois, with the Mississippi River flowing along our western border. We are part of the Quad Cities MSA located in the center of a $40 billion US market.

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Our region is well-matched for light industry, industrial shops, alternative energy companies, back office/call centers, and small businesses, among others. Affordable rural living and quality retail choices, with access to other prospects in nearby metro area, make Mercer County a desirable location to live and work.

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