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The Story of Anna

The City of Anna is a quaint town located in the heart of Southern Illinois within thirty minutes of Interstate 57 and Interstate 24. Surrounded by the beautiful rolling hills of the Shawnee National Forest as well as numerous historical landmarks, there are a great deal of places to explore. One of the unique attributes to the City of Anna is the small town feel you experience along with the short commutes to nearby attractions such as the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail, The Lincoln Douglas Debate Site, Bald Knob Cross and many more. For more information regarding local attractions and historical landmarks, visit here.

The City of Anna was founded in 1854 and was named after Anna, the wife of Winsted Davie, a first settler. The City was incorporated in 1865. The City of Anna was known for being a hub of transportation of merchandise between Chicago and Cairo.

Although Anna is a small town, there are big things going on, including the constant development of locally own businesses. Simply taking a stroll down Main Street you will see a variety of businesses including a frozen yogurt shop, pizzerias, antique shops, a sewing and fabric store, numerous restaurants and much more. For more information regarding the local businesses we have to offer, many can be found here, Union County Chamber of Commerce.

Whether you are visiting one of our nearby schools such as SEMO, SIU-C or Shawnee Community College, enjoying a morning at our local farmer’s market, or treating yourself to a cup of our locally made coffee, we hope you relish in the home-town feel and hospitality that the City of Anna has to offer.

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February 6, 2018

Welcome citizens, visitors, tourists, businesses and passers-by to the all new cityofanna.com! We’re proud of the new website and hope you’ll find it useful and informative, and see it as the great resource it is for our community. We’ve worked hard to improve the overall user experience by making the information you need most easier […]

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February 15, 2018

Depending on when you visited our new website lately, you might’ve noticed an orange bar across the top of the pages! This orange bar is our all new community alert system. When the need arises, we’ll use this system to bring your attention to information of all kinds, such as boil water orders, road closures […]

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February 15, 2018

If you’ve driven through our park over the last several months, you’ve undoubtedly noticed some things have been changing! The biggest upgrade is obviously the brand new concession area, where we’ve completely rebuilt the stand itself and restructured the entire area to be more accommodating and functional. You’ll also notice we’ve eliminated the pull through […]

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Anna City Officials

Steve Hartline — Mayor

Elected April 2015

Brandon Bierstedt — Commissioner

Elected April 2015

David Isom — Commissioner

Elected April 2007

Al Kamp — Commissioner

Appointed 2009, Elected April 2011

Martha Ann Webb — Commissioner

Appointed 2009, Elected April 2011

City Hall Hours:

Monday—Friday, 9am to 4pm

Meetings Schedule

City Council meetings are held the first & third Tuesday of every month at the Community Center at 5PM. See the calendar for the next meeting!

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