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If you are interested in receiving your water bill by email each month, please let us know. You may call the office or email dedwardscityclerk@frontier.com to sign up.


REMINDER - THE WATER BILLS ARE MAILED OR EMAILED OUT EACH MONTH. THE CITY IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR LOST OR NON RECEIPT OF WATER BILLS. YOU MAY REQUEST A NEW BILL BE SENT, YOU MAY CALL FOR YOUR BALANCE DUE OR YOU MAY CHECK ONLINE. ALL WATER BILLS ARE DUE BY THE 17TH OF EACH MONTH. PENALTY OF 15% IS ADDED ON THE 18TH OF EACH MONTH.  THE FOURTH TUESDAY OF ODD MONTHS ARE SHUT OFF DAYS, AT 10 AM. 

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome to Maroa, Illinois

See what Maroa has to offer…. Spencer Park, a distinguished School District and historic downtown.  We have beautiful & historical homes. 

Maroa was named after the Maroa Indians.  The City was established in 1854.  Maroa Township had its first settlers in 1839.  Maroa is located between Clinton, Illinois and Forsyth, Illinois, on State Route 51, we are 174 miles southwest of Chicago, 146 miles northeast of St. Louis, Missouri, and 51 miles northeast of the State Capital and University of Illinois - Springfield, in Springfield, Illinois, 43 miles west of the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, 33 miles south of Bloomington/Normal, Illinois and home to Illinois State University and Illinois Wesleyan University, and 8 miles north of Forsyth, Illinois and 14 miles  from Decatur, Illinois.  Maroa would be a great location for your business.  The city has an established TIF District and Business District.

Maroa offers excellent services to all our citizens, there is a bi-monthly newsletter, we have a distinguished school district, the Middle and High School is in Maroa, we have a low crime rate, and many housing options.  Spencer Park is a great park to visit and host your next reunion or family gathering.  City Hall gym is also available for rent. 

  Maroa is a Great Place to Call Home. 

 

Maroa

Deep in the heart of the Prairie

In a spot graced by God,

Lies the beautiful town of Maroa

In the land of the goldenrod.

Her song is the laughter of children,

Her hope is her daily toil,

Her faith is the spirit of brotherhood,

Her Godsend, the good black soil.

Always and always she’ll be there

For Maroa will never die

Her jewel in the heart of the corn belt

With eyes toward God in the sky.

By Arthur Wayne Gray

 

 

 

 

Submit your service or business to our directory

Posted on: October 20, 2017

The community Business Directory is on our site. If you would like your business or service added to the directory please contact City Clerk, Diane Edwards dedwardscityclerk@frontier.com

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PLEASE DO NOT DEPOSIT CASH IN THE DROP BOX. THANK YOU!!
*** THE CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS ARE ALWAYS ON THE FOURTH MONDAY OF EACH MONTH UNLESS THERE IS A HOLIDAY OR A SPECIAL MEETING IS CALLED. THE MEETINGS BEGIN AT 7 PM. UNDER THE COMMUNITY NEWS TAB THERE IS A LINK TO THE DATES AS WELL. THANK YOU, DIANE EDWARDS, MAROA CITY CLERK***
Maroa City Sales - May 10 - 4 pm - 8 pm, May 11 - 8 am - 5 pm, May 12 - 8 am - 12 pm. Individual sale times may vary.
May 19, 2018 - Maroa City Clean Up. Please have your items to the curb by 5 am.
If you would like to receive your water bill by email each month, please let us know. You may call 217-794-2206 or email dedwardscityclerk@frontier.com