Montgomery County has a long history of welcoming business and industry. Located on I55 between St. Louis and Chicago, with major railroads crossing the county, and with up-the-minute communication facilities, the county is ideally located in the heart of America.
Montgomery County has several TIF districts as well as an Enterprise Zone. Information about the advantages they offer can be obtained from County Coordinator Chris Daniels, the county's Economic Development Coordinator. Her phone number is (217) 532-9577 and the fax number is (217) 532-9585. Mailing address is: P.O. Box 122, Hillsboro, IL 62049.
In October 2004 Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC), a not-for-profit membership organization, was founded. MCEDC is dedicated to improving the economic well-being of citizens and to enhancing the community features in Montgomery County, Illinois. Visit their web site for more information.