Welcome to the Village of Downs, Illinois.
Downs is located in McLean County between US 150 and I-74.
Corporate Limit Map

Phone:  (309) 378-3221
Fax:      (No Fax, please email)
Email:  info@villageofdowns.org

Business Hours
Monday-Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 
Fee Schedule


Village of Downs Village Hall
211 South Seminary Street
PO Box 18
Downs, Illinois 61736-0018
Village Board of Trustees Regular Meeting
Second Thursday of the month at the Village Hall starting at 7 p.m.

See calendar and recent news for other meetings, events and activities

Voting location depends on your location in Downs.   Your property tax bill will indicate it you pay taxes to Down Township or Old Town Township.  Use that information to determine your voting location:  

Down Township = Downs Fire Department
Old Town Township = 
Old Town Township Office

State Senator and Representative Information:
Federal Senator and Representative/Congressman Information:

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Content within the Village website is usually provided by the individual Trustee, Mayor, Clerk and Treasurer for their area of responsibility.  If you would like to see more information, under their topic, please contact that individual.

** Please be advised that this website is still under construction.

Door to Door Solicitation

Door to door sales within the Village of Downs without a permit is illegal and subject to fines of at least $50.

Permits can be obtained by using this application and turning it into the Village Hall 1 week before expected door to door solicitation.

Village of Downs LED Sign Advertisements

Advertising space is available for purchase on the LED sign located on South Seminary St. as you enter the Village of Downs from the south.  All proceeds will help pay for the initial cost of the sign, upkeep, and daily operation.  Rates are available for individual recognition, Downs/TV charitable organizations, other charitable organizations, for-profit business – Downs/TV and for-profit business – Others.  Discounts will be available for volunteering in the village or in-kind donations.  Please see the table below for rate details.

Ads can be images or video with a max run time of 20 seconds.  Each Ad would run, at a minimum, every 5 mins during the hours of 5 am – 12 am for a total of 114 impressions per day.  We recommend using Canva or like product to create your ad.  Ad must be 240x480 pixels. Contact the Mayor or Clerk with your submission or questions.

mayor@villageofdowns.org                                        clerk@villageofdowns.org


Daily/Weekly Rate

Monthly Cost

Yearly Cost

Discount (10 vol hrs/mth, 120hrs/yr – if available)




In-Kind Donation Discount




Individual Recognition




Downs and TV Charitable Organization




Other Charitable Organization




For-Profit Business - Downs




For-Profit Business - Others




Prices subject change

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