Springfield is . . .
Centrally located in the United States at Interstates 55 & 72; Springfield is approximately 200 miles southwest of Chicago, 100 miles northeast of St. Louis, and 195 miles west of Indianapolis.
Springfield’s economy is stabilized by large institutional employers including the State of Illinois, two regional hospitals, the SIU School of Medicine, the Air National Guard, and University of Illinois-Springfield. Springfield is also home to several large service office operations for national firms in insurance, telecommunications and technology industries; including, AIG, AT&T, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Horace Mann, and Wells Fargo.
a great place to visit.
Springfield is proud to be the hometown of one of the world’s most beloved leaders. Abraham Lincoln’s home, law offices and tomb, as well as a world class museum are all open to the public. There are over 5 million visitors annually to Springfield area attractions.
a great place to live.
Recently ranked in the top 20 list of Best Places to Raise a Family, Springfield residents have access to a wide variety of social, educational, artistic, historic and recreational activities that serve to enhance their quality of life. Springfield has been able to blend a unique small town essence and hometown personality with a vibrant urban business and social climate. Springfield has consistently been one of, if not the most affordable communities in Illinois. From the standpoint of both business owner and customer, dollars travel farther in Springfield than they would in other metropolitan areas across the state and nation.