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…



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City of Lanark leaf pick up will start on Tuesday October 4th. We will get what ever is out there this week. Starting October 10th, on Mondays and Thursdays we will pick up on all streets east of Broad St. On Tuesdays and Wednesdays we will pick up on all streets west of Broad St. On Fridays we will get anything we can on both sides of Broad St. Broad St. will be cleaned up every day.



UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Chamber of Commerce Tailgate Cookout

Wednesday September 21 4pm – 7pm at the Heritage Center

Pork chop sandwiches, brats and hot dogs. Individual or meal.

EPC Homecoming Week

September 18-24

PARADE – Wednesday at 5:30


Lanark Farmers Market

Tuesdays, June 7 – Oct 25

New this year – the market will be accepting SNAP

View more details here

 



View more upcoming events on the
Community Calendar

 



View the 2015 Consumer Confidence Report (drinking water quality report) online here:

2015 Lanark CCR



 

Flood Warning

Issued:
4:00 AM CDT on September 30, 2016
Expires:
1:00 AM CDT on October 05, 2016
Chance of Rain
Friday 09/30 30%
Chance of Rain
Cloudy this morning. A few showers developing during the afternoon. High around 65F. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30%.
Chance of Rain
Saturday 10/01 50%
Chance of Rain
Considerable cloudiness with occasional rain showers. High 63F. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Mostly Cloudy
Sunday 10/02 0%
Mostly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies in the morning will give way to cloudy skies during the afternoon. High 69F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph.
Mostly Cloudy
Monday 10/03 0%
Mostly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies in the morning will give way to cloudy skies during the afternoon. High 71F. Winds light and variable.
Clear
Tuesday 10/04 10%
Clear
Abundant sunshine. High 76F. Winds SE at 10 to 15 mph.