• 2900 W. Main Street
  • Galesburg, IL 61401
  • Ph: 309.343.1191
  • F: 309.343.3325
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An arial view of Galesburg highlighting the rail yard.
An arial view of Galesburg highlighting the rail yard.

The Galesburg region is located in West Central Illinois in Knox County, approximately 40 minutes from both Peoria and the Quad Cities on I-74, a three-hour train ride from downtown Chicago, and a two hour drive from its suburbs. This central location allows residents to access a variety of these cities’ amenities and attractions with ease. Galesburg is mid-way between Minneapolis on the north, St. Louis on the south, Indianapolis on the east and Kansas City on the west. The area’s 300-mile radius encompasses nearly 34 million people, 15% of the nation’s population. It is the largest 300-mile market west of Chicago, and is adjacent to one of the 15 Top Logistics Centers in the Midwest, the Quad Cities.

CITY

TRAVEL TIME

(BY CAR)

TRAVEL TIME

(BY TRAIN)

DISTANCE
Chicago
2.78
3.0
181
St. Louis
2.86
3.5
186
Kansas City
5.25
4.0
341
Minneapolis
5.82
10.0
378
Detroit
6.6
9.0
429
Memphis
7.18
9.5
467
Cleveland
7.69
10.5
500
Atlanta
11.09
23.0
721
New Orleans
13.25
20.0
861
Dallas
14.18
21.0
922
New York
14.52
23.0
944
* Driving time assumes a 10-hour drive day, traveling at an average speed of 65 miles per hour, with no stops; all distances are measured in miles; all times measured in hours.