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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New Stahl Foundation Board Members Announced


The Stahl Athens Community Park Charitable Foundation announces a change in board membership effective January 1, 2021. Two board members, Richard Dennis, treasurer, and Donald Porter, chairperson, have tendered their resignations effective December 31,...

April 2021 Election


Those wishing to run for office in The City of Athens in the upcoming April election can pick up petition packets by calling 217/636-8429 and arranging a pick up time at City Hall. Due to previous City Council positions being vacated and appointments being...

2021 Athens City Council Meeting Dates


Jan 7                      July 8

Jan 11                    July 12

Feb 4                      Aug 5

Feb 8                      Aug 9

March 4                  Sept 9

March 8                  Sept 13

April 8                     Oct 8

April 12       ...