Nestled along historic Route 66 and bisected by the Kankakee River, the City of Wilmington combines all the best aspects of rural and suburban living. With a population of just under 6,000, spread out over 9.36 square miles, Wilmington boasts numerous outdoor recreation areas, a fantastic school district, a vibrant and diverse business sector with a historic downtown filled with specialty and antique shops and excellent dining choices, and plenty of space to support the industrial growth that is flooding the area.  Local events are planned year-round and there are organizations and activities to fit a variety of interests.


 

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Website Feedback is encouraged. Our purpose is to serve the community in any way we can and suggestions are always appreciated.


SERVE THE PEOPLE. STRENGTHEN THE COMMUNITY.

Our website is not just a tool for broadcasting information, but a space for interaction, feedback and resident participation.

The City of Wilmington is committed to providing our residents with the most comprehensive and up to date information, in a readily accessible and easy to navigate format. Council business is documented and posted to maintain transparency. Visitors, businesses, contractors and potential residents should all find what they need as each page provides links to the most pertinent pages and documentation, while a site-wide quick-links section allows visitors to reach our most requested pages with a single click. In the end, our website should be a powerful tool that provides a greater level of interaction and increases your overall confidence in our local government. 


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Online Payments

 

The City is happy to provide a number of ways for residents to save time. Three payment portals exist at this time. Click on the images below to reach each service. If you are unsure of which to use, please contact City Hall at 815 476-2175.

use for: building permits, etc.

use for: building permits, etc.

use for city water billing

use for city water billing

use for police department: admin/tow fees, parking, bond

use for police department: admin/tow fees, parking, bond