WELCOME TO THE CITY OF GENESEO, ILLINOIS

Why Geneseo?

Geneseo is conveniently located on Interstate 80 just 20 minutes by interstate highway to a major international airport. There are eleven major Midwest cities located within 250 miles of Geneseo, including Chicago. The Mississippi River is a short distance away and easily accessible by one of the three major interstates: Interstate 80; Interstate 280; and Interstate 74. You can have the values and advantages of a small, safe town while having close access to big town services. Geneseo has it all for your family.

Mayor's Welcome

Welcome to the City of Geneseo's website!  As a Geneseo native, it is an honor and a priviledge for me to be able to serve the people in my community as Mayor.  I believe in the values that Geneseo was founded on back in 1836 where religion, education and community were so important, our founder rode by wagon over 700 miles to develop our city based on these simple ideals.  Read More 

Geneseo's Vision

The City of Geneseo unifies key stakeholders and collaborates to develop and drive sustainable growth, while maintaining our small town atmospheere.  Together our work will focus on Geneseo being recognized as an inviting, welcoming community of choice for people to live, work, play and grow.  Read More