An important message from the Cumberland County Chairman
As we deal with this unprecedented event in Cumberland County involving the coronavirus, I, the Cumberland County Chairman, ask that you be respectful of the state and local health department, and the county officials as they try to keep the residents of Cumberland County healthy and safe.
Things are rapidly changing as you know. Please be aware of the correctness of what you read on social media and stay professionally informed.
The Village of Greenup, Illinois welcomes you!
On behalf of the Village of Greenup, Illinois, as Mayor, I welcome you to our beautiful historic town with many shops and attractions to spend a little extra time visiting.
Greenup, known as the Village of the Porches is nestled between Interstate 70, IL RT 40 and IL RT 130. Our little piece of heaven is home to over 1500 residents. The business district is listed on the National Registry of Historic Buildings. Our Main Street (Cumberland St./Illinois RT 121) is also part of the National Road. As you drive down “Main” you will encounter attractive old architecture as well as beautiful overhanging porches lining most of the downtown buildings. Underneath these porches you will find everything from quaint antique stores to today’s newest looks. Be sure to stop at the several locations throughout our lovely little Village and enjoy a terrific meal or dessert.
Greenup is home to several small businesses including EVAPCO, which employs over 400 people and to the Cumberland County Fair. Just a little further to the east is our beloved Covered Bridge spanning across the Embarras River.
Once again, as Mayor, I Stacey Carl not only invite, but welcome you to come visit our charming little village.
Very Truly Yours,
We are a Business Friendly Community!
Located on Interstate 70, state routes 121 and 130 and US Route 40, Greenup, Illinois, is just 50 minutes west of Terre Haute and 125 miles east of St. Louis. All of these roads will lead you to Greenup Illinois! We are a business friendly community that encourages you to take a look around our community and start or relocate your business here. We invite you to make Greenup, Illinois, your business home.