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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For Sale: 1992 Ford Dump Truck w/ Plow & Salt Spreader

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The City of Lanark is accepting bids for this vehicle. Deadline is January 17, 2017 at 7:29 pm.

Click here to download bid packet



UPCOMING EVENTS

 

 The weather outside is frightful…

Here is some helpful information on keeping you, your family and your pets safe during winter storms and freezing weather.

Winter_Storms Guide

Winter Temperature Guide for Pets

The Fire Station may be used as a warming station if needed.


View more upcoming events on the
Community Calendar

 



View the 2015 Consumer Confidence Report (drinking water quality report) online here:

2015 Lanark CCR



 

Dense Fog Advisory

Issued:
1:55 AM CST on January 22, 2017
Expires:
12:00 PM CST on January 22, 2017
Overcast
Sunday 01/22 10%
Overcast
Cloudy. Areas of dense fog. High 42F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Monday 01/23 10%
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy early with partial sunshine expected late. High 41F. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph.
Chance of Rain
Tuesday 01/24 70%
Chance of Rain
Partly cloudy skies during the morning hours will give way to occasional showers in the afternoon. High around 40F. Winds ESE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70%.
Snow
Wednesday 01/25 70%
Snow
Rain and snow in the morning, becoming all snow in the afternoon. Temps nearly steady in the mid 30s. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precip 70%. Snow accumulating 1 to 3 inches.
Snow Showers
Thursday 01/26 30%
Snow Showers
Scattered flurries and snow showers. High 31F. Winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 30%.