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Randolph County

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Known as Kaskaskia Island, a small part of Randolph County is on the west side of the Mississippi River after a flood in 1881 shifted the river’s course.
Largest Towns
Chester (7,640)
Sparta (4,095)
Red Bud (3,804)
Top Private Sector Industries
Health Care and Social Assistance
Retail Trade
Education & Training Resources
Southwestern Illinois College (Red Bud, Illinois)
Southern Illinois University (Carbondale, Illinois)
Career Center of Southern Illinois (Red Bud)
By the
People within
25 miles
People within
50 miles
Cost of
Below National Avg.
Multiple Mississippi River access points, including on ideal locations for barge onloading and offloading
Kaskaskia River provides additional barge potential, providing low-cost, inward and outbound shipping of farm grains, manufactured good and supplies, steel, and other products
Class 1 railway access via Canadian National and Union Pacific, including existing spur to Mississippi River near Modoc
Mississippi River Bridge at Chester provides easy truck access to Interstate 55, just 10 miles to the west
Other incentives: Local TIF Zones, Opportunity Zones, Enterprise Zone, New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC), and tax abatement
Rail Served Warehouse (Sparta)
The Assets
Up to 361,000 square feet available
Rehabbed in 2020
Two rail spurs on property connect directly to Class 1 railway (Canadian National)
18 loading docks
Opportunity Zone, Enterprise Zone, TIF
The Opportunity
Large industrial or manufacturing facility
Warehouse and storage availability
Kellogg Dock
The Assets
Situated on 117-acres along the Mississippi River
Rail to barge facility capable of receiving and loading
Currently set up as coal outbound dock, but can be modified for other commodities
On-site railyard located on dry side of the levee, capable of holding 450 cars and is serviced by Union Pacific
The Opportunity
Transportation industry looking to import or export grain or commodities
Kaskaskia Regional Port District Dock 2
The Assets
Multi-tenant multi-cardo dock along the Kaskaskia River
50 ton overhead crane available
Multiple sites available for business opportunities
On-site rail track capable of holding 40 cars and is serviced by Canadian National
The Opportunity
Medium-sized industrial manufacturer looking for easy access to river, rail, and roads
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