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Welcome - City of Aledo, Illinois

welcome-signWelcome to the City of Aledo, Illinois. Aledo is a quiet, friendly and safe community of 3,640 residents and conveniently located 35 minutes from the Quad Cities, Galesburg, IL and Muscatine, IA.  Our community is the best kept secret in Western Illinois and a fantastic place to visit or call your home.  

Aledo provides many opportunities for residents to get involved in the community ranging from civic and social clubs, church worship, school activities and community events.  Our civic organizations include Jaycees, Rotary, Exchange Club, Kiwanis, Lions, Fraternal Order of Mason with various missions that enhance the City.  There are seven churches of various denominations serving the religious needs of our residents.  The Mercer County Schools provide excellent education for our youth and the competitive spirit of our academic and athletic teams is a great source of pride in the area.  Rhubarb Festival and Antique Days, along with other events, are also super fun for our residents and visitors. 

Our retailers make shopping local easy with a wide variety of goods and services from specialty shops and antiques stores to national retailers.   A good mix of restaurants also can be found in Aledo. We have great access to quality healthcare through Genesis Hospital, Genesis Clinic, along with quality medical service providers in the community.  Our senior residents also have options for care at Brookstone of Aledo, Genesis Senior Living, and Aledo Rehabilitation & Health Care Center.    

Aledo is the official Rhubarb Capital of Illinois and we strive to live up to our motto as the City of Pride and Progress.  Whether you are looking for a place to visit, live or do business, you are always welcome in Aledo.  Come enjoy our small town atmosphere for a day or a lifetime.