Welcome to Monmouth, Illinois

Hydrant Flushing to Begin the Week of May 2, 2016

Hydrant flushing will begin the week of May 2, 2016. The Firefighters will start flushing on Broadway beginning on the Square and moving east and west on Broadway. Daily updates will be posted on the City of Monmouth and Monmouth IL Firefighters Facebook pages as they are available.

Lifeguards Needed for the Municipal Pool this Summer

We are taking applications for lifeguards at the Municipal Pool for this summer.  Requirements - must be able to swim 300 yards and take a life guard certification class. Following is an application form to fill out and return to City Hall, 100 E. Broadway, or you can apply in person at City Hall or complete the application and return to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Jessica Lindley, Pool Manager, will be reviewing the applications and hiring her staff for the summer.

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Monmouth - A Great Place to Call Home

With the continued growth of the region's largest employer (Smithfield), the new Cloverleaf Cold Storage distribution center and one of 49 new Enterprise Zones in the state, Monmouth is a great place to call home for your business. Please enjoy this new video showcasing the best of our wonderful, small community.

A Progressive Community Since 1831

Welcome to the City of Monmouth! We're glad you're here. Monmouth is a great place to live, to learn, to work and to play. Whether you are a current resident, business owner, or someone new to our community, this web site is for you. Explore, learn and together, we can keep our progressive community thriving and growing.