Greater Racine County

where your future takes root

Greater Racine County (GRC) is an initiative of the Racine County Economic Development Corporation (RCEDC)  that highlights and promotes the many positive assets of Racine County for those who decide to “explore and take root” in Racine County.

We encourage visitors to explore Racine County, stay a while, and enjoy our communities. 

This effort is made possible through community partnerships with our municipalities, educational institutions, businesses, civic institutions and the Racine Community Foundation.

Racine County Truly Has It All!

Located on the shores of Lake Michigan and conveniently positioned between Chicago and Milwaukee, Racine County boasts lakefront beaches and gentle rolling hills, vibrant urban areas and peaceful rural retreats.

World-renowned businesses, first-class amenities and 17 unique communities are just a few reasons why nearly 200,000 diverse and welcoming residents call Racine County home.

Root River

The Root River

Racine County is named after one of its most unique landmarks, the Root River. Racine is French for “root.”

Things To Do

True Four Seasons

Racine County enjoys a climate with four seasons, prime for an abundance of recreation activities.


Accessibility is Key

Racine County is just 25 miles from Milwaukee and 65 miles from Chicago.


A Community of Communities

Racine County is made up of 17 unique communities: 2 cities, 4 towns and 11 villages.

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Our Business Community

More than 47,00 businesses call southeast Wisconsin home, including long-time legacy and advanced manufacturing, cutting-edge technology and e-commerce companies. In order to attract and retain talent in the region, coordinated resources and programs connect business with local talent and support businesses’ workforce development and training goals.


Epicenter for research, innovation and business development.

Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

Future home of Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park.


More than 20 major hospitals and clinics within 45 minute drive

Management & Administration

Industry leaders recognize Racine’s location advantages.

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We’re so glad you’ve decided to learn more about Racine County and all we have to offer. Whether you choose to live, work or play here – Racine County truly has it all!

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    Highlighting & Promoting the Abundance of Opportunities Available in Racine County for Individuals, Families, Workers and Employers Who Decide to “Take Root” in Racine County.