Infrastructure & Accessibility

Logistics & Transportation

On the Mississippi River with 12-month barge traffic
Over 1500 truck & power unites based in Quincy
Crossroads of 3 major national highways
2 national freight options with trains daily
Regional Airport with 7089 ft. runway
750,000 SqFt underground controlled storage

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City Drive Flight Truck Rail
Atlanta 693 mi 2 hrs 2 days 4 days
Chicago 314 mi 2 hrs 1 day 1 day
Dallas 691 mi 3 hrs 2 days 3 days
Denver 765 mi 3 hrs 2 days 3 days
Minneapolis 408 mi 2 hrs 1 day 3 days


Tri-State Development Summit | Priority Highway Corridors

Tri-State Development Summit is 3 states, 36 counties and 100s of leaders impacting 700,000 + region of people in western Illinois, northeast Missouri and southeast Iowa.

Their mission is to bring together Tri-State area leaders to define common issues; To develop an on-going dialogue to effectively address those issues; And to improve the quality of life of the entire tri-state region through economic development activities.

Download | Tri-State Priority Corridor Maps

Site Selection

Ready. Set. Grow your business.

You are here because you may have heard that Quincy and Adams County, Illinois is a good place to grow a business. You’re right. We have Available Sites, Buildings Business Parks and Controlled Storage. Our team believes in the Power of Partnership to make things easy for your to get things done. We are here to get things started.

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Click to view | Available Business Parks

Controlled Storage

Midwest Controlled Storage – The massive subterranean facility measures 750,000 square feet and can meet your storage, fulfillment and distribution needs. It is truck and rail served with barge nearby.



Ameren*: State regulated, 40,000 served locally
Adams Electric Co-op: Not state regulated, 8500 served locally
*Electric deregulated utility allowing electric customers to purchase electric energy from several suppliers.

Natural Gas

Ameren: 500,000 served
NICOR: 2,000,000 served

Water Treatment

Major Source Mississippi River
Rated Capacity 18 mgd
Average Daily Demand 7.54 mgd
First 10,000 cubic ft. $1.94 (per quarter)
Next 90,000 cubic ft. $1.74 (per quarter)
100,000+ cubic ft. $132 (per quarter

Sewer Treatment – City of Quincy

Average Daily Demand | 13.5 mgd
Service – Combined & Separate Sanitary


AT&T – Fiber, phone, internet & cellular options
Adams – Fiber, phone, internet, web hosting & networking