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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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April 30, 2020

The City of Anna is challenging YOU to complete your census. We are hosting a 2020 RESPONSE RATE CHALLENGE! We have until October 31, 2020 to get our 2020 census filled out and we will be monitoring and posting the city progress on a weekly basis. Rates can be checked at: https://www.2020census.gov/en/response-rates.html After October 31, 2020, […]

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February 3, 2020

To view the September 2020 Utility Billing Information please click here.  

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September 2, 2020

Join us at the Anna City Park Disc Golf Course on Saturday September 19, 2020 @ 10am for a Trilogy Challenge Doubles Tournament presented by Dynamic Discs. Registration begins at 9am the day of the tournament with early registration available. Registration fee of $35 per player. Each player will receive 3 unreleased discs, microfiber towel, […]

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August 19, 2020

The Anna Pickleball Group will hold a tournament on September 25 – 27, 2020 at the Anna City Park. For more information contact Craig Partridge at (618) 201-1652. For the registration form click here.

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September 17, 2020

Pumpkin Town is coming back! This years event will be held at the Anna City Park from October 22, 2020 – November 1, 2020. The theme will be “Superheroes”. There will be no entry fee, judging or prizes, this is an Open opportunity for anyone who wishes to participate and create  a display in the […]

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Anna City Officials

Michael Bigler — Commissioner

Elected April 2019

Kathy Bryan — Commissioner

Elected April 2019

Steve Hartline — Mayor

Appointed May 2009, Elected April 2015

Bryan Miller — Commissioner

Elected April 2019

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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