WELCOME

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!

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WHAT’S HAPPENING AROUND TOWN

 

5th Annual Get Your 6.6 on Route 66!

Thank you to everyone who came out for the event this year! CORE of McLean is proud to report that they had a record number of registrants at 198! Race results for timed participants can be found here. Mark your calendar for next year’s event on Saturday, August 24, 2019!

 

New Welcome Signs Are in Place!

A big thank you to the CORE of McLean for their fundraising and organizing efforts, Scott Lindley for the beautiful design, and the Village of McLean staff for their hard work in installing the signs. They look great!

Adopt-a-Pots Brightening up the Square

Thank you to the CORE of McLean for organizing the 2nd Annual Adopt-a-Pot program and to the following local individuals, families, businesses, and organizations who sponsored a pot:

  • Arcadia
  • Gus and Linda Canfield
  • Classic Concrete
  • Joy Compton
  • CORE of McLean
  • Evergreen FS
  • Funks Grove Heritage Fruits & Grains
  • The Geisel Family
  • Hotel Arcadia
  • Illinois Valley Construction
  • Kimberlyn Wood Crafters
  • The Leach Family
  • Sherry McGuire
  • Mt. Hope–Funks Grove Library
  • Pinball Paradise
  • Sonia Smith
  • The Village of McLean

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.

 

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Village Board Meeting 7:00 pm
Village Board Meeting @ Village of McLean Office Conference Room
Aug 7 @ 7:00 pm
 
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Recycle Pick-up
Recycle Pick-up
Aug 10 all-day
 
CORE of McLean meeting 6:30 pm
CORE of McLean meeting @ Mt. Hope–Funks Grove Library
Aug 10 @ 6:30 pm
Please join us for the monthly meeting of CORE of McLean on Thursday, August 10 at 6:30 pm at the Mt. Hope–Funks Grove Library meeting room. We’ll be discussing plans for the Get Your 6.6... Continue Reading
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Triangle of Opportunity Cycling Tour 7:00 am
Triangle of Opportunity Cycling Tour
Aug 12 @ 7:00 am
Triangle of Opportunity Cycling Tour 28- and 53- mile routes Saturday August 12, 2017 Start & Finish at Minier Park 7 a.m. registration Opens, Self Start Lunch served from 11:00 a.m. – 2 p.m. Click here to see flyer... Continue Reading
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Get Your 6.6 on Route 66! 8:00 am
Get Your 6.6 on Route 66!
Aug 19 @ 8:00 am
On Saturday, August 19, 2017, CORE of McLean, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, is holding our 4th annual 6.6k (4.1-mile) run/walk from Funks Grove to McLean to benefit the community of McLean. Registration opens in May. For... Continue Reading
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Special Board Meeting 6:00 pm
Special Board Meeting @ Village of McLean Office building
Aug 22 @ 6:00 pm
Village – Special Board Meeting 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 22, 2017 Village of McLean Office building
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Bingo 7:00 pm
Bingo @ Mt. Hope Township Community Hall
Aug 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Bingo Saturday, August 26 7 to 9 pm; doors open at 5:30 pm Mt. Hope Community Hall 104 N Clinton McLean, IL Future games: 9/16, 10/21, 11/26
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