Genoa is an award winning community in the heart of Illinois' historic and beautiful Kishwaukee River Valley. Since 1996 we have been an Illinois Main Street Designated community. Illinois Main Street began in 1993 as a preservation based, economic development program sponsored by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Community Affairs. 


Letter to Governor Rauner PDF |The City sent a letter to the newly elected Governor Rauner asking him to review the decision made by the previous administration pertaining to Amtrak. 

Welcome! PDF | Read about our new website!

2015 Electronic Recycling Schedule PDF | Here's a schedule of recycling dates and also what is accepted to recycle. 

2015 Meeting Schedule PDF | All City of Genoa meetings, times and locations. 

Fall Newsletter PDF | Check out our Fall 2015 Newsletter! 

City of Genoa Position on Amtrak Route Flip-Flop PDF | The City of Genoa was stunned to learn on April 10th Governor Quinn had announced a complete reversal of his previous decision to begin Amtrak service between Chicago and Galena.

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.

Living with Illinois Wildlife PDF | The Genoa PD has been getting calls from concerned citizens regarding the coyote population.

Emergency Preparedness The Emergency Preparation Guide describes common weather terms and the distinction between a 'watch' and a 'warning'. 



333 E. First Street
Genoa, IL 60135
Phone: (815) 784-2327


Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30am - 5:00 pm