Where's the best place to locate your business?

Carthage IL of course!

A better place for development:

  • Available properties at lower-than-market rates
  • Quality available workforce
  • High quality of life
  • Low cost of living

Carthage Industrial Development Corporation (CIDC) is the local organization responsible for economic development in Carthage, IL. CIDC was formed in 1969 for the purpose of enhancing Carthage's development potential. It's an exciting time for Carthage's development! If you or your business have questions about Carthage or need help starting or expanding a business, give our director a call! Carthage Industrial Development Corporation is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Economic Development

Upcoming Events

Carthage Area Round Table

May 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Carthage Kiwanis Club

May 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Jason Hudy Mesmerizing Magic

May 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


  • Kibbe Museum Roof

    The City of Carthage will be taking bids for roof replacement on the Kibbe Museum. Bid specifications can be picked up at City Hall by prospective bidders. Bids for this project need to be delivered to the City Hall by March 29th at 4:00pm.