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Possible online services disruption due to Internet related outage

A worldwide technology outage is causing disruption to some State of Illinois online systems.  We are aware of this issue and are diligently working on restoration.

Illinois West Central Region

Regional Hubs

  • Quincy
  • Galesburg
  • Macomb
  • Monmouth
  • Pittsfield
  • Abingdon
  • Rushville
  • Carthage


  • Adams
  • Knox
  • McDonough
  • Hancock
  • Warren
  • Pike
  • Schuyler
  • Henderson
  • Brown

Key Industries

  • Manufacturing & Food Processing
  • Agriculture
  • Transportation & Logistics
  • Health Care
  • Professional Services

Major Employers and Headquarters

Higher Education

Unique Facts

  • Population 213,370+; Workforce 95,000
  • The West Central Region has some of the best farmland in the USA, with farms and agriculture-related businesses contributing more than 200 million bushels of corn and soybeans to the state’s agriculture economy in 2014
  • Robust transportation network includes access to:
    • Interstates, four-lane highways
    • The Mississippi and Illinois rivers
    • Class 1 and short line rail
    • Commercial airports
    • More than 20 trucking firms in Adams County alone, allowing products to reach 2/3 of the USA and parts of Canada within a three-day period

Region Specific Assistance

Salvador Garza
West Central Region Manager

The Illinois Department of Commerce is Your One-Stop Resource

  • Site Selection
  • Customized Workforce Training
  • Regional & Local Collaboration
  • Expedited Permitting, Licensing & Other Approvals
  • Connection to Key Stakeholders and Civic & Business Partners
  • Potential Financial Support
  • And more!