Welcome To Randolph County, Illinois!

Fort Kaskaskia


Vintage Map of Randolph County

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Historic map (ca 1876) used with permission, courtesy of Cartography Associates -- David Rumsey Map Collection, www.davidrumsey.com


The people of
Randolph County welcome you!

We believe in community ... in old-fashion values ... and pride of accomplishment.

We practice a work ethic born of generations in agribusiness, mining and manufacturing excellence.

Packing Marshmallows at Gilster Mary Lee

We know how

to help business succeed ...

  • A large and very well-trained area workforce.

Hand-Crafting Surgical Instruments at Total Titanium

  • Randolph County's Midwest location means your business is within a day's drive of more than 60 percent of the American population.
  • Randolph County is replete with rail lines including the Canadian National, Mo Pac, the Illinois Central and the Union Pacific.

Gateway FS Facility at Percy

  • Eight Illinois highways traverse the county including State Routes 3, 4, 13, 150, 153, 154, 155, and 159. Interstate 55 is just minutes away.
  • The Kaskaskia River flows into the Mississippi at Randolph County. Terminals of the Kaskaskia Regional Port District provide access to world markets through rail- and truck-to-barge shipping of steel and bulk products like grain, coal and fertilizer.

KRPD's Kellogg Dock on the MIssissippi River

  • Business-friendly tax structure.
  • Competitive labor, construction and utility costs.
  • Several existing industrial parks.
  • Excellent communications infrastructure and high-speed Internet.
  • Dynegy and Prairie State energy complexes generate more than 3000 megawatts of electricity.

Dynegy Power Plant

Randolph County
Department of Economic Development

1 Taylor Street
Chester, Illinois 62233

Telephone: 618-826-5000 ext.221
Fax: 618-826-3363
E-mail: econdev@randolphco.org

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