LuAnn Lavine

Managing Broker

TRANSPORTATION

Highway Serving Area:
Interstates: I-74, 80, 88 & 280
Federal: U.S. 6, 34, 61, 67 & 150
State: IL 5, 17, 78, 81, 82, 84, 92 & 94

Rail Transportation:
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad
Iowa Interstate Railroad
Amtrak-Northeast/Southwest Passenger

Waterways:
Henry County is close proximity to the Mississippi River, with its 9-foot channel and 10-month navigation season.  The river has 50 barge terminals with 26 served by rail and interstate.  Recreational facilities are also availble.
Rock River-navigable for recreation and is the northwest boundary of Henry County.

Air Service
The Quad City International Airport is within ten miles and offers sixty arrivals and departures per day with one-stop service to virtually anywhere in the world through the hubs of Atlanta, Chicago (Midway and O'Hare), Denver, Detroit, Memphis, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, and St. Louis.
*Major Air Passenger Carriers: AirTran Airways, American Connection, ATA Connection, Delta Connection, Northwest Airlink and United Express

Other Air Service Providers:
                                                        Miles to Air Service Provider
                                                        (from nearest Henry Co. Interstate Interchange)
Quad City International Airport...........................8
Chicago O'Hare International Airport.................140
Chicago Midway............................................130
Gen Air Park, Geneseo.......................................2

ROAD MILEAGE

Albuquerque, NM..................1,271
Atlanta, GA............................760
Bismark, ND............................760
Boston, MA..........................1,135
Chicago, IL.............................165
Cincinnati, OH.........................420
Dallas, TX...............................850
Denver, CO.............................850
Detroit, MI..............................430
Houston, TX.........................1,025
Indianapolis, IN........................300
Jacksonville, FL.....................1,075
Kansas City, MO......................350
Los Angeles, CA....................1,945
Milwaukee, WI.........................200
Minneapolis, MN...................... 330
New Orleans, LA......................925
New York, NY.......................1,000
Omaha, NE.............................300
Pittsburgh, PA.........................630
Portland, OR........................ 2,025
Salt Lake City, UT................ 1,270
St. Louis, MO..........................240
Washington, DC.......................860

GEOGRAPHY

Henry County encompasses 823 square miles and is the 29th largest of the 102 counties in the State of Illinois.  The area is fairly flat with elevations ranging from less than 650 feet above sea level in the northwest to 850 in the southeast portions of the county.  Much of the land is used for agriculture with a total of 456,596 acres of farmland (86.7% of Henry County's land area).