The Cumberland County Board, composed of six board members, serves as the administrative authority for Cumberland County government.
Cumberland County and the surrounding municipalities employ a police force of 14 full-time officers and are afforded fire protection services through volunteer fire departments. Fire insurance ratings in the municipalities range between 5 and 6.
Emergency medical care is available 24 hours a day through Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center (a regional hospital) located 15 miles northwest of Cumberland County. The county’s medical needs are also served through the Greenup Clinic, the Neoga Community Medical Center, and the Toledo Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Clinic, which provide modern medical diagnostic testing and routine medical care for county residents. Emergency medical ambulance transportation is provided through the municipalities.
Greenup Village Hall
115 E. Cumberland St.
P.O. Box 246
Greenup, IL 62428
Superintendents of Utilities
Cell: 217-512-3075 or 217-512-3218 (emergency only)
Chief of Police
217.923.5555 - Police Department
Email Greenup Police Chief
Cedric Woodrum - Sergeant
217.923.3951 - Ambulance Service
Email Greenup Ambulance
John Barger - Craig & Craig Law
Greenup, a community strongly tied to the historical and cultural growth of central Illinois, is situated at the heart of the historic National Trail (recently designated a National Scenic Byway).
Greenup features two motels with a total of 59 guest rooms available. The community can accommodate large private social functions with the largest banquet hall having a capacity of 250 persons.
The First Neighbor Bank is capable of assisting in any development projects requiring capital investment. The local, employee owned banking institution has assets in excess of $185,000,000.
The Greenup Press, a locally owned newspaper, is published weekly and features news and sports coverage of interest to area residents.
The Village of Greenup is home to a vibrant religious community with five local churches, including Catholic, Protestant, Baptist, Methodist and other non-denominational Christian faiths.
The Village of Greenup provides a variety of recreational facilities; including a driving range and public parks with tennis and basketball courts. The public also enjoys access to nearby country clubs as well as several area lakes with swimming, boating and water sports. For the avid outdoors person, nearby Fox Ridge and Lincoln Trail State Parks offer camping, hiking, snowmobiling, walking paths and horseback riding. Lincoln Trail Motosports, located on Rt 40 east of Greenup, has weekend motocross racing as well as several weekends of other off-road events.
The Greenup Library, located in downtown Greenup, affords residents with access to the latest multi-media resource materials, computers and technical services.
Lake Land College , located only 20 miles northwest of the Village of Greenup , offers access to high quality, low cost higher education and workforce training programs.
Eastern Illinois University in Charleston (20 miles north-west) provides students access to educational programs leading to bachelor and masters degrees in a variety of academic programs.
|Local Government||PRESIDENT / TRUSTEES / VILLAGE||Municipal Zoning||No|
|Comprehensive Plan||Yes||- Rev||County Zoning||No|
|Subdivision Ordinance||Yes||10,670||11,253||Home Rule||No|
|w/ Design Standards||Public Library||Yes|
|Emergency 911 System||Yes||Rescue Squad||Yes|
|Fire Insurance Class||5 - in city||10 - outside|
|Full Time||Part Time||Volunteer|
|General Waste Disposal||Yes|
|Special Waste Disposal||Yes|
|Machine Shops||0||Nearest||5 MI / 8 KM|
|Tool & Die||0||Nearest||9 MI / 14 KM|
|Competitive Communities Initiatives||Yes||Stage 3|
|Highways Serving Community||1 - Federal||3 - State|
|Interstates Serving Community||I-70|
|Motor Freight Terminals||2|
|Package Delivery Service||Yes|
|Commercial Bus Service||Yes|
|Nearest Commercial Airport:||University of Illinois - Willard Airport|
|Local||No||Distance||60 Miles||94 Km|
|Nearest Public Airport:||Coles County Memorial Airport|
|Local||No||Distance||10 Miles||16 Km|
|Type of Surface||Concrete|
|Longest Runway||6,500 ft||1,983 Meters|
|Runway Lighted||Yes||Fuel Available||Yes|
|Private Storage Available||Yes||Private Maintenance||Yes|
|Average Daily Demand||199,543|
|Peak Daily Demand||27,600|
|Average Daily Demand||199,543|
|Gas Supplier||IL Public Energy Agency|
|Electric Supplier||IL Municipal Electric Agency|
|Local Telephone Supplier||Frontier|
Remarks: Water, Gas, and Electric distribution systems municipally owned and operated.
|Nearest Hospital||Sarah Bush Lincoln - Mattoon/Charleston|
|Clinic||Yes||St. Anthony's Memorial|
|Number of Doctors||1||Distance||26 Miles|
|Number of Dentists||1|
|Emergency Medical||Yes||Distance||24 Miles|
|Trade & Technical||0|
|Four Year College||0|
Latest A.C.T. Composite Score For High School District: 19.2
REMARKS: ELEMENTARY K-4, JR HIGH 5-8TH, HIGH SCHOOL 9-12TH. ROSE HULMAN, INDIANA STATE UNIVERSITY - TERRE HAUTE, IND. UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS - CHAMPAIGN, IL. LAKE LAND COLL - MATTOON OFFERS TRADE COURSES & CERTIFICATES. EASTERN IL UNIV, CHARLESTON.
|South Central Total Grain Marketing -
Feed Seed Storage
|Cumberland Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center -
Care of Aged/Rehab
|Evapco, Inc. - Cooling Towers||None||252|
|Labor Force Summary for Cumberland County|
|Annual Average for Year: 2010|
Last 5 Years
Won by Company
Won by Union
|Last Year Data Available: 2009||Labor Relations Board Election||
|Work stoppage occurrences - last 5 yrs.:||0||Number of Employees involved: 0||
|Assembler - Electronic||$8.80||$12.75|
|Assembler - Production||$9.56||$16.49|
|Data Entry Operator||$9.82||$14.48|
|Drill or Punch Press||$10.89||$15.21|
|Sheet Metal Worker||$13.79||$19.24|
|Tool & Die Maker||$17.98||$25.97|
Remarks: WAGE RATES 2nd QTR 2010 FROM IL DEPT OF EMPLOYMENT SECURITY WEBSITE.
|Capacity/Largest Banquet||150||Country Clubs||1|
|Public Golf Courses||0||Health Clubs||0|
|Public Tennis Courts||1||Public Swimming Pool||1|
|Public Access to Lake/River||Yes / Embarras River|
Property tax rates per $100 assessed valuation. Valuation is 33.3% of real property except in Cook County where commercial property is assessed at 10% and industrial property is assessed at 25%.
|Total Property Tax Rates|
Total Property Tax Rates
|Total Sales Tax Rates||7.75%|
For Two Previous Years
|Total Utility Tax Rates On:|
|Remarks: HOTEL/MOTEL TAX 5.00%|
Economic/Industrial Development Contact:
Village of Greenup
P.O. Box 246
Greenup, IL 62428
Zip Codes: 62428
IL Representative District: 110
IL Senate District: 55
U.S. Congressional District: 15
Village of Greenup E-mail
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