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…


New Pilot Program

Lanark Snow Shoveling Assistance Program

The Lanark Snow Shoveling Assistance Program connects senior, disabled, and other special needs residents with snow shoveling services, both volunteer and for-hire.
Find out more HERE.



 

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.


Weather for Lanark
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It is forecast to be Mostly Cloudy at 9:00 PM CST on January 29, 2015
Mostly Cloudy
43°/14°
It is forecast to be Partly Cloudy at 9:00 PM CST on January 30, 2015
Partly Cloudy
32°/16°
It is forecast to be Chance of Snow at 9:00 PM CST on January 31, 2015
Chance of Snow
45°/14°
It is forecast to be Mostly Cloudy at 9:00 PM CST on February 01, 2015
Mostly Cloudy
23°/3°
It is forecast to be Mostly Cloudy at 9:00 PM CST on February 02, 2015
Mostly Cloudy
27°/3°