Manito Area Regional Economic Development
Welcome to the "Imperial Valley of the Midwest". We'd like you to experience all of the beauty and opportunity we call home. On the following pages we present information which highlights what we have to offer. Travel with us through the land that's rich in agriculture, tradition and economic possibility.
The Imperial Valley has much to offer business and industry. Conveniently located in the Heart of Illinois, our area boasts fertile soil with controlled growing conditions. A virtually unlimited source of water allows for extensive irrigation which enables us to diversify our production from pumpkins to popcorn.
The region is made up of small, friendly communities with hardworking, hometown people. New industry is welcomed and easily adapts to this versatile environment.
Although it's situated in the peaceful countryside, civic events, fine restaurants and hotels, professional baseball, ice hockey and a variety of golf courses are close at hand.
As you can see, we have the resources, both natural and human, the capabilities and the desire to work with you in creating a successful venture.
The Imperial Valley of the Midwest invites you to share in the tradition.