City of Wilmington 1165 S. Water Street Wilmington, Illinois 60481
815-476-2175 (Office) 815-476-2276 (fax)
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00AM-5:00PM
School District 209-U
Wilmington is nestled in the middle of the beautiful Kankakee River Valley, 52 miles south of Chicago. Much of its beauty
and charm is attributed to the ideal location on the Kankakee River.
The Kankakee River's northwest flow makes it a rarity among Illinois
Rivers. Outdoor recreation is perhaps the biggest attraction the
Wilmington area has to offer. The Wilmington neighborhood offers boating
and fishing, and the nearby Des Plaines Conservation Area has 4,500
Wilmington combines all the best aspects of rural and suburban living,
outstanding recreational opportunities, rich farmlands, quality public
services and an active business community; all within the quiet pace of
the city. Wilmington boasts being a part of the historic Route 66
Highway, the Illinois and Michigan Canal, and the Underground Railroad
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Will Connects 2040 is the County's initiative to update its current
long range transportation plan.
Please visit the Will Connects 2040
website at www.willconnects2040.org to learn more and to take the survey today