Our Mission

Hanford Insurance is a hometown agency providing personal, commercial and agribusiness insurance products. For over 160 years we have worked side-by-side with our communities to understand their needs and protect the lives and businesses they have built. We take pride in knowing our customers and providing friendly, personalized service.


These are the latest announcements and information related to Hanford Insurance and the communities we serve.

Medicare Made Clear – Educational Event

Medicare Made Clear Thursday, Sept 15th 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Geneseo Community Center, 541 E. North St., Geneseo, IL 61254 LUNCH PROVIDED! CONFUSED BY MEDICARE? We’ll help you learn the basics! Join Meagan Dirks from Hanford Insurance Agency, and Nate Vorac from Vorac Pharmacy our presenters at this free educational seminar to learn about […]

Exchange St. Works

Open House Saturday, Dec. 11th, 1-4pm

Saturday December 11th from 1-4pm, come explore our new facilities, enjoy some cookies & hot cocoa, and pick-up your complimentary ornament designed by the Geneseo High School Art Students!

runaway lumber prices

Runaway Lumber Prices 2021

There’s been a lot of chatter in the last year about the runaway lumber prices. It’s been reported that the price increase of lumber has added $36,000 to the price of a single-family home (www.forconstructionpros.com). As of July 2021, the prices of lumber have begun to decline, and forecasted to level off by mid 2022.  In […]

Sponsor JDC

Proud Sponsor of the John Deere Classic

Since the first year of the Golf Classic in 1971, Hanford Insurance Agency has been involved in many ways, cheering on the amazing competitors who have visited this great area and tradition. The history behind the John Deere Classic and the land now occupied by TPC Deere Run dates back to the pre-civil war. “Before the […]