Phones at City Hall - September 13, 2017

The phone system at City Hall is currently down.  [more...]

Hydrant Flushing - September 06, 2017

Annual hydrant flushing has begun.Contact 217-636-8429 for any questions. [more...]


City of Athens... A Place to Call Home!

In the City of Athens, we are defined less by boundaries on a map than by the sense of shared values our residents hold dear. Small town values, guided growth, preservation of historical, cultural, and natural heritage are just a few of the core principles that make the City of Athens a wonderful place to call home. 

Upcoming Events

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The annual Athens Fall Festival will be held September 28-30 at the Athens Community Park.  There will be a parade, pageant, carnival, vendors, bands, softball tournament and so much more! Family friendly, so plan to attend and bring your family along...

Recent News

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Hydrant Flushing

(9/6/2017) The hydrant-flushing program is very important to the maintenance of the Athens Water distribution system.  Each year, the Water Department along with the Athens Fire Department opens hydrants throughout the water district to allow water to flow...

Athens Pharmacy

(8/8/2017) Come on out to the Athens Pharmacy located at 202 N. West Street this Saturday, August 12, for their grand opening! From 1PM to 3PM there will be live music, door prizes, cake, ice cream, and even balloons for kids!  Be sure to check out the new loca...

City of Athens Ordinances

(7/25/2017) The Athens Illinois City Code is now available online! Visit the link here to view all current city codes.