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for the convenience of executives and their advisors who may be unfamiliar with the area
for business location selection. Additional maps may be found on the
websites of area representatives, such as custom maps to illustrate data
about key topics.
Illinois is located in Morgan County, approximately 30 miles west of
Springfield. It is much closer to St. Louis, Missouri than to Chicago,
Network Survey or
GUIDE Area Profile
|The area is
roughly 90 miles north of St. Louis, Missouri and 200 miles southwest of
Chicago via Interstate 55 through Springfield, which serves as a major
north-south corridor to Memphis TN (more than 300 miles) and Louisiana
(roughly 700 miles).
From St. Louis there are
highway links in many directions nationwide, such as Interstate 70 west to
Kansas City and Denver, or Interstate 44 to Oklahoma and Dallas, Texas.
There are also good interstate routes to the east and southeast
Springfield is located along Interstate
72, which is the route from Quicy, Illinois on the west side of the state along
the Mississippi River
through Springfield to Decatur. That continues as Interstate 74 from the
Champaign-Urbana area to
Indianapolis, Indiana and other eastern locations.
The proximity to I-74 west (from Peoria to Davenport Iowas, and I-80 to Des
Moines) and I-39 north (to west of Chicago and north to Madison or
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, avoiding the congested routes closer to Chicago) can
also be relevant to distribution projects.
location is also relevant to projects which require railway services.
To visualize this, refer to the maps of the
North American railroad system networks of
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See also :
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at www.esri.com .
Refer also to our list of GIS map features on websites for many areas,
including those prepared by
winner of the 2003 Economic Development Leadership & Accomplishment Award of
CoreNet Global, using ESRI products.
There is also ESRI Business Information Solutions, at
Other mapping and imagery resources are listed in our