Welcome to Lincoln, Illinois. A picturesque community steeped in history and focused on the future. We welcome you to virtually tour our vibrant community and learn more about our rich history and the opportunities for business, recreation, and quality living which our residents and visitors have grown to love.
Lincoln is centrally located in Illinois along the famed Route 66 offering convenient travel time to major American urban centers. A short drive to Peoria, Springfield, Bloomington, Decatur, and midway between Chicago and St. Louis.
Lincoln offers small town charm and scenic farmland as well as the business and entertainment benefits afforded by its proximity to larger cities. Lincoln is also the only city in the world named for and christened by President Abraham Lincoln and is home to a number of historic sites and events associated with the presidential namesake including the Lincoln College Museum and the Postville Courthouse.
In addition Lincoln boasts quality schooling and affordable real estate and is home to three colleges: Lincoln Christian University, Lincoln College, and Heartland Community College.
Whether visiting for the day or staying for a lifetime come see all that Lincoln has to offer!
Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 March 2013 15:32
2014 Glass Recycling Dates
Glass will be collected the second Saturday of each month from May through October at the Logan County Fairground's Main Gate Entrance.
The City of Lincoln is seeking requests for proposals (RFP) for a new City Works Facility site. Please see the below file for more information. Questions should be directed to the City Administrator, Sue McLaughlin, at 217-732-2122.
Questions? Please contact the City of Lincoln Streets and Alleys Dept., 217-732-4655
Information on Get Covered Illinois
The open enrollment period for Get Covered Illinois, the health insurance marketplace in Illinois began, October 1. In an effort to answer inquiries that people might have, the Governor’s Office shared the following information on Get Covered Illinois:
In-Person Counselor (IPC) sub-grantees will be providing advice as well as outreach and education to consumers signing up for health care coverage on the Marketplace or on Medicaid.
Each IPC helping to facilitate an individual’s enrollment in either program has been or will soon be trained at both the federal and State level as is required by State law. In addition to In-Person Counselors, Illinois consumers may be helped with enrollment by Navigators and Certified Application Counselors; these three groups make up the Illinois Assister Program. Further information on this Program and the different assisters can be found here
With open enrollment officially under way, there may be questions in the coming days and weeks on the Marketplace and on Medicaid.
Below are links to three documents that may help answer those questions: