Explore the TransPORT Region

Encompassing six counties in Central Illinois, TransPORT is rich in industry and transportation. For more information about each county, read below.

US Map TransPORT RegionFulton County
Fulton County is situated between river mile 108 and mile 139, on the west side of the river. The County has 31 miles of shoreline and one privately owned terminal. TransPORT is interested in assisting an interested party in recommissioning a dock near Liverpool.  The county seat is Lewistown.  For more information about Fulton County, you can visit the follwoing website:  http://fultonco.org/

Marshall County
Marshall County is the only county that borders both sides of the river.  Marshall County is located between mile 185 and mile 200 on the west side of the river and mile 181 and mile 200 on the east side of the river.  The county seat is Lacon.  Marshall County has seven terminals.  For more information about Marshall County, you can visit the following website:
http://www.co.marshall.il.us/

Mason County
Mason County is the only county in the TransPORT Region with a publicly accessible port for large agricultural and coal-dependent plants. Mason is also distinguished by the existence of another port district within its boundaries.  The Havana Regional Port District embraces Havana Township, within Mason County.  In late 2007, TransPORT and Havana Regional Port District signed an intergovernmental agreement emphasizing the importance of transportation-related industry to Central Illinois and the six county TransPORT Region.  Along with the publically accessible terminal, Mason County has eight privately owned terminals.  Mason County is located between miles 101 and 133 on the east side of the river.  Havana is the county seat.  For more information about Mason County, you can visit the following website:
http://www.masoncountyil.org/

Peoria County
Peoria County is the largest county in the TransPORT region.  The county seat is Peoria, home to the Heart of Illinois Regional Port District (TransPORT) as well as THe Heartland Partnership Family of Companies.  Many of the largest terminals are located in Peoria County including Peoria Barge Terminal.  The County is located between mile 140 and mile 185 on the west side of the river, and has twelve terminals.  For more information about Peoria County, you can visit the following websites:
http://www.co.peoria.il.us/
http://www.ci.peoria.il.us/

Tazewell County
Tazewell County is located between mile 133 and mile 168 on the east side of the Illinois River.  The City of Pekin is the county seat.  There are eleven terminals in Tazewell County.   For more information about Tazewell County, you can visit the following website:
http://www.tazewell.com/

Woodford County
Woodford County is located between 168 mile and 182 mile on the east side of the Illinois River.  There is one terminal in Woodford County.  Eureka is the county seat. The rich agricultural tradition of Woodford County places it among the top three counties in the state of Illinois in feed corn and soybean production, supported by a strong network of grain storage capacity connected to the rail and highway transportation system.  While communities in the western portion of the County have seen recent growth as “bedroom” towns for the adjacent Peoria metro area, most of the county remains rural and agricultural.  Woodford County is also home to Eureka College, the alma mater of President Ronald Reagan.  For more information on Woodford County, you can visit the following website:
http://www.woodford-county.org/index.php?section=1