Hillsboro, IL is a community located in central Illinois an hour south of Springfield, the state capitol. We are a community deeply rooted in tradition and civic pride who remain progressive in our thinking and actions. 


  • Coordinate the talents of local business and community leaders.

  • Formally recognizes business excellence,

  • Advocate the interests of Hillsboro and Montgomery County to elected and appointed officials at the levels of government,

  • Support community service organizations as they improve the quality of life in Hillsboro and Montgomery County,

  • Assist with economic and community development of Hillsboro and Montgomery County.

  • Provide opportunities for leadership development in cooperation with regional partners.

On the local level, the Chamber faces the social, ethical, economic and political responsibilities of the business community. The Chamber works toward the awareness of the needs and desires of the community, the analyzing of problems and priorities and the implementing of solutions.


We want to remain POSITIVE during this very uncertain time. You will see us using the phrase “Stretch the Love” over the next few weeks in our social media posts. We want to see our community STRETCHING THEIR LOVE of Hillsboro. 

Do you have an idea on how we can better support our members? Message us! We'd love to hear from you. 


The Hillsboro Commercial Association was formed in June 1955. Chartered as a non-profit organization, the Commercial Association brought the voices of business in Hillsboro together.


The Hillsboro Commercial Association operated with the same purpose as today’s Chamber, for the purpose of advancing the commercial, agricultural, industrial civic and general interest of the City of Hillsboro, County of Montgomery and Trade Area.


The Commercial Association established Chamber status in May 1957. The organization changed its name to Hillsboro Chamber of Commerce in April 1959

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447 South Main St. Hillsboro, IL 62049