The Community Council has began a campaign to benefit the community of West Frankfort; to help provide working capital, to continue to fund ongoing operations, to increase promotional/marketing activity, to improve current properties, to acquire additional land, and to be in a position to provide relocation assistance and incentives.

Presently, the West Frankfort Community Council now has available 80 acres ready for development in the Franklin County Industrial Park. It has roadways, sewer, and water in place and is available immediately to be used for industrial business development and/or expansion. West Frankfort is located in Southern Illinois in Franklin County - south of Rend Lake between Mt. Vernon and Marion on Interstate 57. It is approximately 30 miles to both I-64 and I-24 and also has accessibility to both air and rail.