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 is 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…
Congratulations Lady Cougars
Congrats Eastland Lady Cougars Basketball!
3rd place in State!
Living Lanark: United for Change is our MAPPING The Future of Your Community program.
Lanark is partnering with Western Illinois University to take a proactive and vibrant approach in planning for community and economic development.
We need YOU to cast a vision for Lanark’s future.
Visioning Sessions will be held Thursdays from 5:30 to 8:30pm at the Heritage Center, 106 S Broad St. in Lanark
March 13, 20, 27, April 3, and 10.
Participants are asked to attend ALL Sessions.
Food and beverages will be served at each session so we ask all to RSVP by February 25th
to Mayor John Huggins, 815.541.0557 or email@example.com.
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.
Weather for Lanark Today Saturday Sunday Monday Tuesday Chance of Rain41°/30° Partly Cloudy32°/12° Partly Cloudy36°/28° Mostly Cloudy46°/30° Chance of Snow43°/21°
Chance of Rain41°/30°
Chance of Snow43°/21°