Welcome to Lawrence County
Greetings from Lawrence County, Illinois! Mid-America at its finest. Lawrence County has some unique advantages that cannot be found in a similar environment anywhere else in the Midwest. If you are looking for a rural community with big city amenities, a pro-business attitude, a rural work ethic, a strong housing base, a staunch interest in life long education and a belief in family values, then, Lawrence County, Illinois is the place for you.
Our web-site has been designed to accommodate various interests and needs. You may be just curious about Lawrence County, Illinois, or you may be interested in locating to and residing in our county, or you may want to learn more about our Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce and its activities, or you may be a company representative or consultant who is looking at our county as a possible site location for a new plant or facility. If so, we invite you to inspect our Economic Development page. So, with your probable desires, needs, requirements and other location factors in mind, we would like to introduce you to Lawrence County, Illinois!
The purpose of the Illinois Enterprise Zones is to stimulate economic growth and neighborhood revitalization in economically depressed areas of the...
Several Lawrence County businesses are already on board for a new program targeted toward high school juniors and seniors that is scheduled to launch in Fall 2015. Courtney Yost, the executive director of the Lawrence County Industrial Development Council, is spearheading a fundraising initiative to bring a program called Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities (CEO) to Lawrence County.
Courtney Yost recently received an award while attending the Midwest Community Development Institute conference in Moline and acting as a representative for Lawrence County. Yost was awarded the title of Class Champion-Year 1.