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

1/11/2021

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

11/25/2020

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

11/25/2020

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       ...