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Effingham Regional Growth Alliance

Effingham County

America's Crossroads of Opportunity

Effingham County is a strategically located near the center of the U.S. at the intersection of I-57 and I-70. We are “America‘s Crossroads of Opportunity”.

We have a positive business environment with a diversified economic base. A quality workforce, low-cost utilities, training, a growing retail base and an overall low cost of doing business are just a few reasons many manufacturing and distribution companies call Effingham County home.

Logistically, Effingham County is the answer to your distribution challenges. Whether it’s our strategic location or the need for heavy truck parts or service, we’ve got you covered.

With a traffic count of over 17,000 big rigs per day, Effingham County is strategically positioned, offering affordable access to service the eastern two-thirds of the nation within a day’s drive. Three Class 1 railroads also serve the area. By interstate, highway or by rail, Effing- ham County is an ideal choice for a manufacturing or fulfillment operation.

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Effingham Regional Growth Alliance

Community Profile



GDP per Capita

54,404 $



Focus Industries

Advanced Manufacturing, Agriculture / Agri-Tech / Agribusiness, Automotive, Data / IT, Food / Beverage Processing, Healthcare / Medical Devices / Life Sciences / Pharma, Warehousing / Distribution / Logistics

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Effingham Regional Growth Alliance