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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Scheduled Street Maintenance

(9/17/2018) Please be aware that the scheduled street maintenance has started later than expected, so the street broom will be operating this evening. Please note that this will cause large amounts of dust. Also, cars will need to be removed from the streets beginning ...

Boil Order Lifted

(9/14/2018) The boil order for the Athens Water District has been lifted.  If you have any questions, please call City Hall at 217-636-8429.

Street Maintenance

(9/13/2018) The City of Athens street crew will be using a power broom on Monday, September 17 to prep the streets for oil and chipping that will begin on Tuesday, September 18. Please note that during the broom process that it will be very dusty.  Please click t...