Economic Development

The scenic city of Oregon, Illinois is nestled along the Rock River at the intersection of Illinois Route 64 and Illinois Route 2 in the heart of northern Illinois. It’s location is convenient to nearby Rockford, DeKalb, Dixon, Chicago and the Quad City areas, which ties us to the vital economic engines of the state. The city boasts quick access to both interstate and rail, allowing a competitive advantage while providing a high quality of life for it’s residents and visitors.

Locations and buildings available for purchase and/or development can be easily found and viewed HERE.

For additional information, contact City Hall (815-732-6321 or contact Mayor Williams directly at

Due to a strong relationship with the Exelon energy site, Oregon benefits from generous tax benefits that allow for a much higher standard of living than comparable cities. The extensive park system and excellent schools help make Oregon a great place to live, work, and play!  Our strong Chamber of Commerce makes it a great place to grow your business.

See for yourself the factors which make Oregon one of the midewest’s most business friendly cities!