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…

Lanark Farmers Market

The Lanark Farmers Market will be located downtown for the next couple of weeks.

Tuesdays, 3pm – 6pm.

Schedule of Monthly Events
Second Tuesday of the Month ~ Junk in the Trunk
Third Tuesday of the Month ~ FHN Guest Speaker
Fourth Tuesday of the Month ~ Special Events



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View more upcoming events on the Community Calendar

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.

Sunday 08/30 0%
A few clouds. Lows overnight in the low 60s.
Monday 08/31 0%
Mostly sunny skies. High 88F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday 09/01 0%
Sunny. High near 90F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday 09/02 10%
Sunshine along with some cloudy intervals. High 92F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Thursday 09/03 40%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Scattered thunderstorms in the morning. Partly cloudy skies late. High 92F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.