In order for a business to thrive, it must have access to a well-organized infrastructure, including two highways. The city of Trenton offers a very dependable set of utilities and municipal services, which makes doing business much easier than in other areas.
Trenton and Grundy County have access to power and electric, water, sewer, and natural gas or propane services. High speed internet access also makes doing business in Trenton very efficient and fast. Phone and cable service is also available throughout the area.
Trenton has a municipal airport and there are two railroad spurs in the city itself which are served by the Union Pacific Railroad. Two highways run through Grundy County also. US Highway 65 runs north and south and connects Trenton to Des Moines, Iowa. Missouri State Highway 6 runs east and west and allows for fast access to Kansas City, which is a short drive to the southwest.
The city of Trenton now has access to High Speed Internet for both residents and local businesses. Dedicated T1 lines as well as Fiber Internet services are both options for area businesses.
Trenton is uniquely situated with the tremendous advantage of having a very ample supply of water available for local businesses. With Lake Trenton located just to the east of the city, water needs will never be an issue in this city or county.
Trenton and Grundy County are served by a variety of propane and natural gas suppliers. As the prices of these fuels continue to be competitive, utilizing them is a good decision for many businesses in the region.
Grundy Electric Cooperative’s story began with a vision to bring electricity to rural homes and farms. Perhaps one of the boldest accomplishments in the 1930’s was rural electrification.
The City of Trenton is distinctively located at the intersection of State Highway 6 and U.S. Highway 65, both of which have two-lanes. U.S. Interstate 35 is also 30 miles west of the county, and U.S. Highway 36 (four-lanes) is 20 miles south.
The county offers access to rail services and is located on a Union Pacific rail line which has two spurs in the City of Trenton. The railroad connects Trenton to both Des Moines to the north and Kansas City to the south.
Grundy County is served by the Trenton Municipal Airport. Located one mile east of the city, the airport offers a 4,310 ft runway. AV Gas and Jet Fuel are available as is tie-down space. Short-term hangar space is also available.
Located 90 miles southwest of Trenton, Kansas City International Airport (MCI) offers 43 different non-stop flight destinations. A few of the major airlines which serve Kansas City include Allegiant, American, Delta, Frontier, Southwest, and United.
Des Moines is located 134 miles north of Grundy County. The International Airport (DSM) offers non-stop flights to 19 different destinations. A few of the major airlines serving the airport include Allegiant, American, Delta, Frontier, Southwest, and United.