Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, together with Advocate Eureka Hospital, serves an eight-county area in central Illinois. The region is rich with commerce, industry and agriculture, where people are friendly and traditional Midwest hospitality is the norm. While the area is growing at a rapid annual rate, crime is low and school districts are progressive.
McLean County is, geographically, the largest county in Illinois. Its population center is the twin cities of Bloomington and Normal, with over 110,000 people calling those communities home. Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, several Advocate Medical Group practices and various other BroMenn partners are located in Bloomington-Normal.
Bloomington-Normal is also home to Illinois State University and Illinois Wesleyan University, and is corporate headquarters for State Farm Insurance, the Electrolux vacuum company and COUNTRY Insurance & Financial Services. Mitsubishi Motor Manufacturing also has an automobile assembly plant in the twin cities. The Central Illinois Regional Airport in Bloomington is one of the fastest growing airports in the state. The area surrounding Bloomington-Normal is blessed with some of the richest soil in the world. Corn and soybeans are the most common crops. Other communities in McLean County include LeRoy and Lexington (where Advocate Medical Group physician practices are located), as well as Heyworth, Chenoa and Gridley. For more information about McLean County and Bloomington-Normal, visit www.imagesmclean.com, www.bnbiz.org and www.visitbn.org.
Woodford County, where Advocate Eureka Hospital is located, is in the county seat of Eureka. An Advocate Medical Group physician practice is adjacent to the hospital. Eureka is also home to Eureka College, alma mater of former president Ronald Reagan. Woodford County, which has a population of 35,469, also includes the communities of Metamora, Minonk, Washburn, Roanoke and El Paso (the latter two towns are also home to an Advocate Medical Group physician practice).
Livingston County, with a population of 39,678, has Advocate Medical Group physician practices in the town of Pontiac and Fairbury. Other Livingston County communities include Forrest, Flanagan and Chatsworth.
DeWitt County, population 16,798, includes the communities of Clinton, Farmer City, Wapella and Waynesville. DeWitt County is also home to the popular Clinton Lake State Recreational Area and Weldon Springs State Park.
Tazewell County is home to 128,485 individuals. Communities served include Washington, Mackinaw, Minier and Delevan.
Logan County, population 31,183, is home to both Lincoln College and Lincoln Christian College. Communities include Lincoln, Atlanta, Hartsburg and Mt. Pulaski.
Marshall County, with a population of 13,180, includes such communities as Toluca, Lacon, Henry and Wenona.
Ford County has a population of 14,150, and includes the communities of Gibson City, Paxton and Piper City.