Economic Development

Virginia is at the heart of all the benefits that Central Illinois offers. Situated near the state capital of Springfield, the educational-based city of Jacksonville, and the river community of Beardstown, Virginia has access to it all.

Thinking of relocating to a small town? Virginia is a great choice! A new school building was completed in 2014, and demonstrates our city’s confidence in the future. Recreational opportunities abound. The Jim Edgar Panther Creek area offers hiking, camping, and access to nature on one of Illinois’ newest state parks. Want some big-city experiences? Nearby Springfield supplies access to world- class shopping and entertainment.

Looking to open a business, or relocate an existing business? Virginia is an attractive location for you! The city offers a competitive TIF program to assist you with financing your move or expansion to our community. Forms are available from this website (links above).

We hope you will consider Virginia for your next home, or business relocation. The city will be happy to assist you with any questions or help you may need to discover all our community has to offer!