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. 

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Drive Up Covid Testing Dates


The City of Athens along with The Sangamon County Department of Public Health and The Illinois Dept of Public Health announce the following COVID drive up testing dates located at Athens Community Park:





Hours are 8am-4pm

These tests...

In Honor Of Larry Buhr


In honor of Larry Buhr, all flags on City property will be flown at half mast on Saturday, February 13th from dawn until dusk.

Funeral Arrangements for Larry Buhr


Visitation will be held from 10am - 12pm Saturday, Feb 13th at Athens Christian Church. Funeral services will begin at 12:30pm with Rev. Paul Henenway officiating. Burial will be at Joel Hall Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Pet Central Helps or the...