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Perry County

Did you know?
The town of Du Quoin hosts the Du Quoin State Fair in late summer. It’s one of two state fairs in Illinois and features car racing, horse racing, a carnival, livestock shows, agricultural exhibits, contests, and national performing artists.
Largest Towns
Du Quoin (5,761)
Pinckneyville (5,066)
Top Private Sector Industries
Health Care and Social Assistance
Public Administration
Educational Services
Education & Training Resources
Southern Illinois University (Carbondale, Illinois)
John A. Logan Alongi Du Quoin Extension Center (Du Quoin, Illinois)
Rend Lake College (Ina, Illinois)
By the
People within
25 miles
People within
50 miles
Cost of
Below National Avg.
Easy access to Interstates 64 and 57 via U.S. Highway 51, Illinois Routes 127, 154, and 14
Class 1 railways (Canadian National mainline, Union Pacific, and Amtrak) transverse the county
Rail-truck transloading facility located six miles west of Du Quoin which conveniently provides a direct gateway to the Union Pacific system
Prairie State Solar, LLC is one of the state’s largest solar farms, producing 99 megawatts of power on 621 acres
Other incentives: Enterprise Zone, New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC), TIF Districts (in Du Quoin and Pinckneyville), Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization (POWER) Initiative
Du Quoin Industrial Park
The Assets
Acreage specifically designated for manufacturing and heavier commercial operations
Adjacent to the intersections of major rail lines
Frontage served by heavy duty truck streets within two blocks of US Route 51
Fully served by potable water and industrial-grade sanitary sewer systems
Served by an innovative and scalable energy-generating 480-panel solar array that provides free electricity to Industrial Park occupants; goal to sustainably provide up to 20% of electricity needs
Industrial Tax Increment Financing district
The Opportunity
Large scale industrial or manufacturing
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