Charleston may be a small town, but it is also a town open to big ideas. With two exits off I-57 and being only twelve miles from I-55 to the south and 15 miles from I-24 to the north, Charleston has extremely good highway access to virtually every part of the south and midwest.

Driving time from Charleston to:

St. Louis: 2 hours
Memphis: 2 hours
Nashville: 2½ hours
Kansas City: 5 hours
Chicago: 5 hours
Cape Girardeau, MO: 45 minutes
Paducah, KY: 45 minutes
Sikeston, MO: 15 minutes

The city has a TIF program that provides tax incentives to new businesses that create new jobs and an Industrial Development Authority that manages the land in the city’s industrial park and assists new businesses in getting settled in Charleston.

To find out more about Charleston as a business location, contact:

Phil Robinette
City Manager
204 N. Main St.
Charleston, Mo 63834
PH 573-683-3325

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