Lena, IL

LENA, IL IS HOME TO AN AWARD-WINNING SCHOOL DISTRICT, ACTIVE PARK DISTRICT, LIBRARY DISTRICT, EMERGENCY SERVICES, MULTIPLE HOMES OF WORSHIP AND BUSINESS SERVICES TO SUPPORT ALL ESSENTIAL FAMILY NEEDS. LENA’S RURAL SETTING, LOW COST-OF-LIVING AND COMMITMENT TO HIGH QUALITY OF LIFE MAKE IT AN EXCELLENT OPTION FOR YOUR NEXT HOME!

 

Population: 2,912
President: Dennis Bergman, 815-369-4016
School: Lena Community Unit School District #202
Website: www.villageoflena.com
View: ESRI Summary Report

UTILITIES

Water: Village of Lena

  • Storage Capacity: 550,000 gallons
  • Treatment Capacity: 800 gallons per minute
  • Average Daily Demand: 280,000 gallons per day
  • Peak Daily Demand: 320,000 gallons per day
  • Excess Capacity: 2,100 gallons per minute
  • Water Rate: $16.20 minimum, 26 cents per 100 gallons

Sewer: Village of Lena

  • Treatment Capacity: 600,000 gallons
  • Daily Maximum: 1,500,000 gallons
  • Sewer Rate: $13.00 minimum, 55 cents per 100 gallons

Electric Distributor: ComEd
Natural Gas: Nicor
Telecommunications: MediacomFrontierT6 BroadbandSand Prairie WirelessAero Inc.
Sanitation/Recycling: Gills Freeport Disposal

COMMUNITY DETAILS

Lena is not far from urban amenities and yet remains closely connected to the country. We believe you will find Lena’s rural setting, low cost-of-living, and commitment to business and community development worthy of consideration for your next move.

INCENTIVES

Businesses will find that we offer a range of local, county and federal incentive programs that are flexible for your specific needs and business.

AWARDS

  • Multiple winner of the Governor’s Home Town Award
  • Voted “The Best Small Town in the Region” in an annual poll conducted by the Freeport Journal-Standard newspaper

SCHOOLS

The award winning Le-Win School District is a consolidated system that includes elementary, junior-high and high school, all centrally located in Lena.

HEALTHCARE

Lena has local offices for two regional healthcare organizations:

PARKS AND RECREATION

BUSINESSES AND INDUSTRIES

  • A variety of large and small industries
  • Close to transportation routes that provide close proximity to several major highways and rail access
  • A diverse selection of building and land options
  • Abundant services to support efficient and economical business operations

The three largest employers in Lena are