Mayor John Huggins, the City Council and the Lanark Chamber of Commerce
welcome you to the official website for the

City of Lanark, Illinois

Lanark was established in 1861. It is a beautiful, peaceful rural community located in Northwest Illinois. It is located 5 minutes south of Lake Carroll, 20 minutes east of the Mississippi River,  and 2 hours west of Chicago. The city is known for its stately trees, historic, picturesque business district and magnificent homes, both old and new. Lanark is proud to be within the Eastland School District with its excellence in academics as well as its sports and other extracurricular activities. There are plenty of recreation opportunities nearby with a  lake, the Mississippi River, golf courses,  a playhouse theater,camping, hunting, fishing, and much more. Read more about Lanark…


OLD SETTLERS DAYS 2015
June 26-28 at the Lanark City Park 


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Book the Heritage Center for your next eventHeritage Center Lanark IL

The Heritage  Center is for the social and commercial use of the community of Lanark and surrounding vicinity. The City of Lanark proudly encourages its residents and the surrounding citizens to utilize this wonderful local asset. Find out more about the Heritage Center, including rental fees, availability, and contacts HERE.


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