City of Litchfield Illinois - More than just a GREAT location!

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Litchfield is the most accessible and strategic commercial and industrial location between the St. Louis metropolitan area and Springfield, Illinois for manufacturing, distribution/logistics, processing, retail and hospitality businesses. Interstate 55 and Illinois Route 16 intersect at our industrial parks and commercial districts, providing direct transportation access and connections to all major U.S. markets. In addition, the Norfolk Southern and BNSF freight railroads serve Litchfield's industrial parks and provide direct rail service to Chicago, St. Louis and other major rail centers. Access to this multi-modal transportation network and our proximity to two metropolitan areas put businesses in Litchfield within easy reach of regional markets and national connections.

We are truly a crossroads of opportunity with regional influence. Litchfield offers an affordable environment for businesses that want to easily access the large number of end users, consumers, transportation links and potential visitors found in large markets. Our business and industrial parks have land and production facilities available that compare favorable in every measure to our competitors in the nearby metropolitan areas, We are now in development for a third business/industrial park for companies seeking interstate highway access and customized facilities to support their operations. In addition, our business tax rate is highly competitive and our utilities are cost-effective compared to the larger markets we serve.

Litchfield's location, size and immediate proximity to two large metropolitan areas equate to an exceptional value for businesses... value backed by a quality community with a strong educational system and an established workforce. Our new and expanding retail developments include and growing presence of national brands that continue to attract additional traffic every year. Our municipal airport features a 4,000 foot runway with facilities to serve corporate and private aviation.

Litchfield is the most accessible and strategic commercial and industrial location between the St. Louis metropolitan area and Springfield, Illinois for manufacturing, distribution/logistics, processing, retail and hospitality businesses. Interstate 55 and Illinois Route 16 intersect at our industrial parks and commercial districts, providing direct transportation access and connections to all major U.S. markets. In addition, the Norfolk Southern and DNSF freight railroads serve Litchfield's industrial parks and provide direct rail service to Chicago, St. Louis and other major rail centers. Access to this multi-modal transportation network and our proximity to two metropolitan areas put businesses in Litchfield within easy reach of regional markets and national connections.

We are truly a crossroads of opportunity with regional influence. Litchfield offers an affordable environment for businesses that want to easily access that large number of end users, consumers, transportation links and potential visitors found in large markets. Our business and industrial parks have land and production facilities available that compare favorably in every measure of our competitors in the nearby metropolitan areas. We are now in development for a third business/industrial park for companies seeking interstate highway access and customized facilities to support their operation. In addition, our business tax rate is highly competitive and our utilities are cost-effective compared to the larger markets we serve.

Litchfield's location, size and immediate proximity to two large metropolitan areas equate to an exceptional value for businesses… value backed by a quality community with a strong educational system and an established workforce. Our new and expanding retail developments include a growing presence of national brands that continue to attract additional traffic every year. Out municipal airport features a 4,000 foot runway with facilities to serve corporate and private aviation.

INFRASTRUCTURE:

AIR TRANSPORTATION
Litchfield Municipal Airport
1201 U.S. Route 66 South, Litchfield, IL 62056
Phone (217) 324-4731
Field Elevation: 690 ft. MSL, Runway 9/27 is 3,901 feet long and 75 feet wide
Runway 18/36 is 4,003 feet long and 75 feet wide
Currently there are no approaches for runways 18/36, but they have been applied for.

Springfield Capitol Airport - Distance: 45 MI / 72.42 KM N
Lambert International Airport - Distance: 55 MI / 88.51 KM SW

HIGHWAY TRANSPORTATION
Litchfield is served by intestates I-55 , I-70 and I-64

RAILWAY TRANSPORTATION
Burlington Northern
Norfolk Southern
Amtrak - Passenger service at Carlinville Amtrak Station 20 miles.

COMMUNICATION SERVICES
Residents and businesses have access to competitive high-speed services from telecommunications, cable and internet. Web design, hosting, and other related services are available.

Telephone - Consolidated- 1-800-553-9981

UTILITIES
Water - City of Litchfield- 217-325-2022
Gas and Electric - AmerenIP- 1-800-755-5000

PUBLIC SAFETY
The Litchfield Police Department is located in the rear of the City Hall complex. The Litchfield Police Department is manned by 16 Officers and 7 Support personnel. The Department has its own 24-hour dispatch service; with all operators LEADS certified and Enhanced 9-1-1 trained.

The Litchfield Police Department is the secondary PSAP for Montgomery County 9-1-1 and also dispatch calls for the Litchfield Fire Department.

The Litchfield Fire Department has 10 paid professionals on staff and 37 volunteer professionals. Litchfield Fire Department proudly protects 10,000 people living in the area of 33 square miles. It operates out of 2 stations that protect a primarily residential area. The Department has an ISO rating of 5.

The City is fortunate to have medical services that are progressive and professional. St. Francis Hospital is a full service acute care institution. This 38-bed fully accredited non-profit hospital offers a 24 hour physician covered emergency room.

ARCH AIR MEDICAL
ARCH Air Medical Services is a new addition to Litchfield and the Westside Emergency Station. ARCH services calls within a 150 mile radius and transports patients from area hospitals to hospitals in St. Louis, Missouri and Springfield, Illinois.

REGIONAL DATA & DEMOGRAPHICS:

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Market Profile

Housing Profile

Age by Income Profile

Detailed Age Profile

62056 Zip Code Census

Employment Rpt

Graphic Profile

Detailed Income Profile

Census 2000 Summary Profile

Census Employment Report

Montgomery County IL Census Employment Rpt

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