The village of Cerro Gordo is located in the county of Piatt. It covers a total area of 2.0 sq. km. Businesses related to bridal shops, supplies of equipments of beauty salons, childcare services, supplies of grain elevators, insurance, contracting in plumbing, real estate and oil and lubrication, contributing to the local economy in a positive way. Commercial spaces are utilized by dentists, garden centers, parks and restaurants.