Our transportation infrastructure includes two regional and two international airports, two state highways and one Class I railroad serving the region. 

Macon County businesses can access a strong educational pipeline that includes three colleges offering two-year degrees and two universities offering four-year degrees. 

Combine easy access to all the major markets of the Midwest with one of the leading business climates in the nation and you'll see why more companies are coming home to Macon County, Missouri. Nearly a quarter of the nation's population is within an 8-hour drive, including Chicago, St. Louis, Minneapolis, Indianapolis, Cincinnati, and much more. We have the transportation infrastructure to get you there, too, including major north-south and east-west highways and Class I rail service. You'll find a well-educated workforce with superior work ethic here. Our shovel-ready certified sites will have your project up and running quickly. And Missouri is consistently ranked in the Top Ten nationally for low business costs and taxes. That's why successful firms like ConAgra and POET Biorefining have major operations in Macon County.


Learn why Macon County is the Right Fit for Your Business Project!

Imagine a place nestled among captivating woods, choice farmland and spectacular lakes. Fill it with 16,000 Midwesterners; honest, straightforward and focused on the love of life. Give it a pro-business attitude and the desire to grow, not for the sake of growth itself, but rather for the benefits to be enjoyed. Add a commitment to reinvest in the community through service. That’s Macon, Missouri, a quiet but active Midwestern city built on traditional family values.

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