Cherokee is centrally located in the northwest quadrant of Iowa and is the county seat for Cherokee County. Access to the site is convenient with the recent expansion of U.S. Highway 20 into a four-lane highway across Iowa. Access to U.S. Highway 20 is via U.S. Highway 59 and is 18 miles from the site. The Cherokee Regional Airport is located very near to the site. The main line for the Canadian National Railroad runs adjacent to the property and it is possible to extend a rail spur into the site in order to provide rail service.
The Cherokee county labor market is estimated to be approximately 63,500 workers with manufacturing being the largest private industry sector with 9,750 workers.
Available acres: 97.8
Site certification: Yes
Adjacent available acres: No
Setting: Industrial park
Within city limits: Yes
Nearest interstate: Interstate 29 (77.68 miles)
Nearest four-lane highway: U.S. Highway 20 (18 miles)
Nearest commercial airport: Sioux Gateway Airport (60 miles)
Rail served: Yes
Electric: MidAmerican Energy Company
– Available capacity at the site is 10 MW. Voltage of nearest distribution line is 12.47 kV. Voltage of nearest transmission line is 69 kV.
Gas: Alliant Energy
– Pressure: 50 psi
Sewer distribution: City of Cherokee
– Peak capacity at plant per day: 1.87 million gallons
– BOD lbs per day: 26,000
– TSS lbs per day: 12,000
Water distribution: City of Cherokee
– Peak capacity at plant per day: 2.5 million gallons
Telecommunications: C-M-L Telephone