The city of Minonk offers excellent opportunities for
economic development. The city is located on Interstate 39 and
has large tracts of land available for industrial, commercial, or real estate
development. With low real estate prices and taxes and with a
lower than average wage scale, Minonk offers a low cost solution to
expanding your operations or for setting up a new enterprise. Read on to
see why the City of Minonk is a great place to grow your business.
Location, location, location!
Minonk is located next to I-39 and is 30 miles south of I-80, 30 miles north of
I-74 and 20 miles west of I-55. This proximity to interstate highways makes
Minonk an ideal location for providing transportation to and from your
operations. In addition, Minonk is conveniently located in the center of 3
fairly large metropolitan areas which provides a large labor pool.
Peoria - population 120,000 - 40 miles
Bloomington-Normal - 100,000 - 30 miles
LaSalle-Peru - 50,000 - 30 miles
Chicago - 120 miles
for a map of Minonk's location.
Minonk is far enough away from large metropolitan areas to enjoy a relatively
low cost of living. Being located in the middle of the richest farmland in the
world, farm acreage is going for $3000 to $4000 an acre. Residential property
sells for $10,000 to $18,000 for a 1/3 acre lot. The average wage scale is
competitive and property taxes are low.
Minonk offers a respite from the harried life style of the big-city. The
community is blessed with a low crime rate, no pollution or traffic jams, and
an excellent school system. In addition, the city has an excellent residential
area with many new houses as well as many beautiful old houses that have been
well maintained. It is an excellent place to raise a family.
Minonk has a variety of businesses. Click here to
see a list of businesses in the Minonk area.
Minonk is a city of 2200 that has a rich history. Founded in 1854, the city has
evolved from a coal mining and mercantile center into an agricultural and small
manufacturing center. The town has a pleasant blend of old Victorian buildings
with many new homes and modern schools. To learn more about Minonk,
Property for commercial or industrial development is available in Minonk. This
land is located at the I-39 intersection north of Minonk and also immediately
to the north of the city.
here to view the available property for sale in the Minonk area.
Minonk has an industrial park located north of the city next to the I-39
intersection. The park contains a small parts manufacturer, an implement
dealer, a lawncare company, a retail establishment, and two personal storages
unit complexes. There are 77 acres of land available immediately to the north
of the industrial park for expansion.
Click here for more information on Minonk's
The Carolyn Development is located at the northeast corner of the I-39
interchange and services traffic from I-39 as well as local traffic. The
development currently has a Shell truck stop and car gas station with a
convenience store, a full service restaurant and a Subway sandwich shop. A
Motel 6 is located across from the truck stop complex. A car dealer with car
repair and service facilities is located near the entrance. There currently are
two lots available for development. Approximately 20,000 cars a day pass by the
interchange which provides tremendous potential for a fast food restaurant in
the development complex.
Click here for more information on Minonk's Carolyn
Development at I-39
The City of Minonk is governed by an elective city council of 6 members and a
mayor. The business affairs of the city are run by a City Administrator. To
learn more about the city government, click here.
To get more information on development possibilities in Minonk, contact City
Administrator, Trent Smith, at the following address:
Minonk City Hall, 670 Chestnut St.
Minonk, IL 61760
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