History
Wyoming was plotted in 1836 by General Samuel Thomas, who named the city after the “Valley of Wyoming” in Pennsylvania where he lived until he was 19 years old. In 1898, Wyoming was incorporated as a city under the general laws of the State of Illinois and the city was divided into three wards.

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City Hall is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. – Noon and 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Phone: (309) 695-4831
108 E Williams St
Wyoming, IL 61491
cityofwyoming@hotmail.com

Where is Wyoming?
Wyoming is located in Stark County, in central Illinois on IL State Routes 17 and 93. It is approximately 30 miles northwest of Peoria, IL, 40 miles east of Galesburg, IL and 50 miles south east of the Quad Cities.

What services are offered to the city residents?
Wyoming has a volunteer fire department and volunteer ambulance service for emergency service to it’s resident. Wyoming also offers home mail delivery, garbage and recycling pick up with garbage and recycling to be place at curb on Tuesday night for early morning pickup on Wednesday. Gas and electric service is provided by Ameren Illinois. Mediacom and Verizon provide telephone, cable, and high speed internet service to the city. A State of Illinois Driver’s License facility is located in downtown Wyoming.

192What type of water and sewer system is offered to residents?
Wyoming has a reverse osmosis water system. A new water tower and water lines were installed in 2009-2010. A complete city sewer system is in service.

What schools does Wyoming offer?
Wyoming is a member of the Stark County School District along with Toulon, Bradford school district send some of their high school students to Stark County High School also. Wyoming houses the districts PreK through 5th grade students. You can visit the schools website for more information at www.stark100.com. High school girls basketball, junior high girls basketball and volleyball and football games are played in Wyoming. Black Hawk College East is the community college that serves the district.

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What medical services does Wyoming offer?
Regional Family Health Center is located in Wyoming along with a physical therapy and rehabilitation specialist, dentist office and chiropractor.

What shopping and household needs does Wyoming offer?
240Wyoming offers a variety of shopping opportunities including: Antique Store, Appliance Store, Barber and Beauty Shops, Book Store, Boutique, Car Wash, Cellphone Store, Coffee Shop, Drug Store, Financial Advisers, Florist, Gas Stations, Gift Stores, Grocery Store, Hardware Store, Home Maintenance Services, Insurance Agencies, Laundromat, Law Firms, Lumber Yard, Monument Dealer, Restaurants and Bars, Used Car Dealer and Variety Store.

What financial institution does Wyoming offer?
Better Banks is located in Wyoming along with ATM services for State Bank of Speer and State Bank of Toulon.

What types of industry is there in Wyoming?
Wyoming offers a variety manufacturing and agriculture industries.

214What type of recreation and activities does Wyoming offer?
Wyoming Athletic Youth Program (WYAP)offers many opportunities for children in Wyoming. There is soccer in the Spring, Summer baseball and the Junior Football League(JFL) in the fall for children of all ages to participate in. The Rock Island Trail State Park is located in Wyoming. It’s web site is:
dnr.state.il.us/lands/landmgt/PARKS/R1/ROCKISLE.HTM An enjoyable day can be spent walking or biking the trail along with IMG_1163a visit to the restored Rock Island Railroad Depot. There is a bowling alley for indoor pleasure. The Wyoming Public Library has activities also and you may go to their web site for the most up to date information at www.wyomingpubliclibrary.com

What religious institutes are located in Wyoming?
First Congregation United Church of Christ
St. Dominic’s Catholic Church
St. Timothy’s Lutheran Church
Wyoming Church of the Nazarene
Wyoming First Baptist Church
Wyoming United Methodist Church

What community organizations are in Wyoming?

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Wy-Hi Stark County Community Center

The Wyoming Area Chamber of Commerce is composed of area business people working for the betterment of Wyoming and the surrounding area. For more information on the Chamber go to www.wyoming-chamber.org. The Wyoming Lions is another active organization and also has a web site, www.wyominglions.org for more information. Wyoming has a Knights of Columbus organization in conjunction with Bradford and Princeville and Masonic Lodge. The Wyoming American Legion is an active veterans organization.

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