Genoa is an award winning city, with the benefits of both an urban and rural community. Genoa is situated within just twenty minutes of I-90, I-39 and I-88, all of which allow access to urban areas such as Chicago and Madison. Passenger rail to Chicago is also just 20 minutes away and O’Hare airport can be reached within an hour. Chicago is 60 miles away and Rockford just 15 minutes. Illinois’ second largest public university, Northern Illinois University can be reached in 20 minutes. Locally, the City of Genoa has an excellent school system, a thriving downtown and housing for all incomes. The community is ideal for families with many community events, parks and activities. The City is also welcoming of business through tax incentives and a proactive Chamber of Commerce. Genoa offers the benefits of a long established City, with planning for the future, in addition to small town friendliness.
Genoa Prepares for Police Chief Transition PDF | Soon to be retiring Chief Lynch steps down in efforts to find new Chief; Sergeant Smith appointed as Acting Chief.
Genoa, 84 Lumber and Kirkland Work Together in Tornado Relief PDF | Mayor Mark Vicary announced that 84 Lumber Company has very generously donated the use of their currently available building and property in Genoa to assist in the relief efforts for nearby Fairdale.
NIGEAC PDF | NIGEAC Electric Aggregation Program has selected a new supplier for the next program beginning this summer.
Kirkland Tornado Recovery External | A link that provides information regarding donations for the Village of Kirkland in their tornado recovery.
City Clerk Di Guido External |An article introducing the City of Genoa's new City Clerk, Dennis Di Guido.
Welcome! PDF | Read about our new website!
2015 Meeting Schedule PDF | All City of Genoa meetings, times and locations.
CodeRED Link to GPD | The City of Genoa has implemented an emergency telephone notification service. called CodeRED. This link to the Genoa PD site has additional info regarding this service and a resident enrollment form.
333 E. First Street
Genoa, IL 60135
Phone: (815) 784-2327
Monday - Friday
8:30am - 5:00 pm