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The city of Momence is located in Kankakee County in the Chicagoland region of Illinois.


Momence has a population of about 3,000.

Momence is the site of a large book distribution facility called Baker & Taylor. It is part of the Kankakee Area.


Momence is served by the weekly Momence Progress Reporter.

Get in[edit]

By train[edit]

The closest passenger depot is located at Kankakee, which is served by the Illinois Central Railroad, a Canadian National Railway subsidiary, which provides Amtrak service. Kankakee Amtrak Amtrak ID: KKI. Address: 199 South East Avenue. If you don't mind taking two buses you can catch the River Valley Bus number 3 bus to Northfield Square mall and transfer to the Momence Commuter Bus. Ask for a bus transfer when you get on the number 3 bus. If you don't want to take two buses then call a cab or call Show Bus. Details for the Show bus are below.

By bus[edit]

  • The closest Greyhound Bus Lines stop is in Kankakee next to the Economy Inn at 2125 S Schuyler Ave. The phone number for the Greyhound bus stop is: +1 815-929-1135. You'll need to ride a cab or take the Show Bus to continue to Momence.
  • Show Bus is a shuttle bus that runs between Kankakee and Momence. The round trip fare is $2. Call +1-800-525-2454 for reservations. Buses run every hour between 4 AM and 5 PM.
  • River Valley Metro (+1 815-937-4287) operates bus service between Momence, Northfield Square Mall, Walmart and the Metro Centre transfer stop in Bourbonnais, north of Kankakee.

By car[edit]

Momence is located on Illinois State Highway 1; Illinois State Highway 17; and is the western terminus of Illinois State Highway 114.

By plane[edit]

Momence, and the Kankakee Area, is served by the non-commercial Greater Kankakee Airport, ID: IKK.

Get around[edit]

By bus[edit]

River Valley Metro (+1 815-937-4287) operates a line along North Range Street and Gladiolus Street between Mechanics Street and Hardin Street at the Baker and Taylor before returning to Borbonnais. Buses run Monday through Friday: 5:00 am – 10:30 pm, Saturday: 7:00 am – 10:30 pm, Sunday and Holidays: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. The fare is $2 and buses run every hour.

Momence is also served by the Show Bus Public Transportation System.




  • Dionne's French Country Restaurant, 605 North Dixie Highway, +1 815-472-6081. Though open only on a very limited schedule, is a Fine Dining establishment well worth a long trip.






The telephone area code 815 serves Momence.


The United States Postal Service Zip Code is 60954.



The local AM Radio Station (Medium Wave Radio Station) is WKAN 1320 AM, Kankakee. FM (Frequency Modulation) Radio Stations include: WKIF 92.7 FM, Kankakee; WONU 89.7 FM, Kankakee; WKCC (91.1 FM) Kankakee, WVLI 95.1 FM, Kankakee; WAWF 88.3 FM; Kankakee; and W205AZ 88.9 FM, Kankakee; WIVR 101.7 FM, Kentland, Indiana; and WYKT 105.5 FM Wilmington.

Medical services[edit]

Momence is served by Provena St. Mary's Hospital, 500 West Court Street, Kankakee, and the Riverside Medical Center, 350 North Wall Street, Kankakee.

Go next[edit]

The City nearest to Momence is Kankakee, population about 27,000, also located in Kankakee County. The Villages of Grant Park, Hopkins Park, Sun River Terrace and St. Anne, all in Kankakee County, are also nearby.

Routes through Momence
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