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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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The City of Lanark is now accepting applications for full-time and part-time:

PUBLIC WORKS EMPLOYEE

Click here for more details or applications



UPCOMING EVENTS

 

TUESDAY August 2: COMMUNITY WALKABOUT

from 6 to 8 p.m.
Residents are invited to come out and visit with friends and neighbors. Transformers members are teaming up with city aldermen to offer ice cream treats from traveling carts throughout the town.
For more details about the Walkabout and about the Transformers committee go to: Walkabout News Story


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



 

Thunderstorm
Wednesday 08/24 80%
Thunderstorm
Thunderstorms likely this morning. Then the chance of scattered thunderstorms this afternoon. High 82F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Thursday 08/25 50%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Scattered thunderstorms in the morning. Partly cloudy skies late. High 79F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Partly Cloudy
Friday 08/26 10%
Partly Cloudy
Intervals of clouds and sunshine in the morning with more clouds for later in the day. High 77F. Winds light and variable.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Saturday 08/27 60%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Scattered thunderstorms in the morning. Cloudy skies late. High 78F. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Sunday 08/28 50%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Scattered thunderstorms. High 81F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.