The Mid-America Port Commission was established by a three-state compact between Illinois, Iowa and Missouri in 1999. It is the only three-state port compact in the United States. Twenty-six counties are included in the compact. It was established to help develop the most effective area for logistics in the nation for both domestic and global freight. A major objective is to help regional businesses successfully compete globally with the help of the most efficient transportation system...linking water, rail, highway and air.
The jurisdiction includes the following counties:
Adams, Brown, Cass, Hancock, Henderson, Mercer, Morgan, Pike, Schuyler, Scott and Warren Counties
Des Moines, Henry, Jefferson, Lee, Van Buren, and Wapello Counties
Clark, Know, Lewis, Marion, Monroe, Pike, Ralls, Scotland, and Shelby Counties