Welcome to the Village of McLean, Illinois website! Located on Route 66 at the intersection of Interstate 55 and Route 136, McLean is a quiet, friendly community that is proud to be the home of the historic Dixie truck stop and diner. On this site, you’ll find a lot of useful information about our town, from the calendar of events and details about local businesses and attractions to village meeting agendas and minutes. Not finding what you’re looking for? Contact us and let us know what you’d like to see on the site! Also, feel free to submit your nonprofit community events for inclusion on the calendar or information about your local business for the directory. We’d love to hear from you!





5th Annual Get Your 6.6 on Route 66!

Registration is now open for the CORE of McLean’s annual run/walk from Funks Grove to McLean! All proceeds benefit the community, and it’s always a great time! Click here for more information and a link to registration.

Adopt-a-Pot Program on the Square

It’s that time of year again! It’s time for the CORE of McLean’s 2nd annual “Adopt-a-Pot” program! This program allows individuals and businesses to sponsor/dedicate a flower pot that will beautify our town square through the spring and summer. The pot will include a small sign with your/your business name or dedication. This year, there are two types of donations to chose from!

$40.00 – The CORE supplies the flowers, the dirt, and the flower pot and chooses/plants your flowers.

$30.00 -The CORE supplies the dirt, flower pot, and sign with your name/business name. You plant your choice of flowers! (Full sun flowers/plants are recommended).

Deadline for payment is May 11th. All flowers to be planted by May 25th.

As always, The CORE will take care of watering the pots.

Please mail a check and the text you want on your sign to The CORE of McLean, PO Box 196, McLean, IL 61754. Email core.mclean@gmail.com if you would like to make other arrangements for payment.

All proceeds benefit The CORE of McLean, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit group working to improve our community.

New Route 66 Development in the Works

Planning is underway for an expanded Route 66 attraction in the area south and west of the McLean Depot (across from the Dixie/Road Ranger). Click here for more details.