Wood River is located in Madison County, Illinois,
approximately 15 miles NE from downtown St. Louis and is an
integral part of the River Bend regionís nearly 200,000
residents. The River Bend region provides a wealth of resources
for business in the form of retail sales, work force,
education, recreation and tourism.
Wood River, Illinois is a member of the River Bend region.
This region, encompassing 13 individual communities, generates
more than $1.7 billion in total sales annually. Wood River's
business community contributes more than 20% to that annual
The City has 75 full-time employees, operates a $16.6 million
budget and maintains a 4 ISO fire rating. It is a full service
community providing water and sewer services. In addition,
wastewater treatment services are extended to four area
communities and the township. The City maintains more than
56.4 miles of streets and 42.7 miles of alleys.
Included in this section are a number of key market facts
to help you make Wood River, Illinois your business location