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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Winter Weather Advisory

11:37 AM CST on February 13, 2016
6:00 PM CST on February 14, 2016
Saturday 02/13 0%
Lots of sunshine. High 18F. Winds light and variable.
Sunday 02/14 80%
Snow during the morning will give way to lingering snow showers during the afternoon. High 23F. Winds SE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 80%. Snow accumulating 1 to 3 inches.
Partly Cloudy
Monday 02/15 10%
Partly Cloudy
Partly to mostly cloudy. High 38F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.
Snow Showers
Tuesday 02/16 30%
Snow Showers
On and off snow showers early. Peeks of sunshine later. High 41F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 30%.
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 02/17 10%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. High 32F. Winds NNE at 5 to 10 mph.