Welcome to the Charming Village of Viola: The Crossroads of Mercer County

Nestled at the intersection of U.S. Route 67 and Illinois Highway 17, the picturesque Village of Viola is truly the heart of Mercer County. Surrounded by the stunning beauty of rural Illinois, our charming village is a delightful blend of small-town warmth and modern accessibility.

Viola's tree-lined streets and friendly atmosphere invite you to slow down and savor the simple pleasures of life, while its strategic location ensures easy access to the bustling centers of Monmouth, Galesburg, Kewanee, Aledo, Muscatine, and the Quad Cities.

Come experience the welcoming spirit of Viola, where tradition meets convenience and community thrives at the crossroads of Mercer County.

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What's New

Next Village Board Meeting
Join us at our next Village Board meeting on Monday, December 4th, 2023, at 6:00 PM

Join Us for the Village of Viola's Annual Christmas Walk!
Mark your calendars for a festive day of holiday fun on December 2nd, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. From face painting and a lighted parade to delicious homemade cookies, there's something for everyone!

Employee Benefits Committee Meeting
Monday, November 27th, at 5:00 PM.

TIF and Census Committee Meeting
Tuesday, November 21st, at 5:30 PM.

Join the Steel Militia MC for an evening of competitive spirit at our Field-Dressed Deer Hanging Weight Competition this Saturday, November 18th. Measure your skill, enjoy the camaraderie, and aim for the top prize! Location: Smith's Custom Meats & Deer Processing Inc. Time: 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Water/Sewer Committee Meeting
Thursday, November 16th at 5:30 PM.

Finance/Purchasing Committee Meeting
Tuesday, November 14th, at 5:00 PM

Police/Health/Fire Committee Meeting
Thursday, November 9th at 5:30 PM.

Leadership Transition in the Village of Viola
We want to update you about a change in our community's leadership. During our most recent Village Board Meeting on October 2nd, Trustees appointed Scott Barber as our Acting Mayor.

Welcome to the newly revamped Village of Viola website, your ultimate online destination for discovering everything our charming village has to offer! Designed with our residents and visitors in mind, this modern and user-friendly platform brings together a wealth of information about our community, local businesses, and upcoming events. By connecting people to the resources they need and fostering a sense of belonging, our website serves as a vibrant digital hub that reflects the spirit of our close-knit community. Explore the site today and join us in celebrating the new and exciting chapter of the Village of Viola's online presence!

Viola Food Pantry: Ongoing Support for the Community
The Viola Food Pantry, a mission of the Viola United Methodist Church, offers healthy meals to families in need every first Tuesday (9:00 - 11:00 AM) and third Thursday (1:00 - 6:00 PM) of the month. The pantry is located on the west side of the Church, off 14th Street and 18th Ave.

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