Welcome Sign
Welcome Sign
Train Bridge
NA Water Tower, Old City Hall
NA Village Hall
NA Village Hall front entrance.
Welcome Sign


The Village of New Athens welcomes you to a community with a friendly rural character, yet close enough to the Metro St. Louis region to feel the excitement of big city attractions. New Athens is located in southern St. Clair County, just 20 minutes from the county seat of Belleville and just 40 minutes from downtown St. Louis, Missouri.

New Athens is located in the heart of Kaskaskia River Country, thereby offering some of the most diverse outdoor recreational opportunities in the state. See the Recreation link for a full list of activities available in the area.

Please feel free to browse these pages for information in regards to the community and the services provided by the Village of New Athens. For additional information, call 618-475-2144. Information on the Police Department may be obtained by calling 618-475-2133. All emergency calls should dial 911.

On these pages, you will find links and useful information concerning all aspects of services that are available to the residents of our community. See the Administration link, which contains information on how to contact your elected and appointed officials.

If you have any questions concerning the services provided by the Village of New Athens, please E-mail  Village Hall or call (618) 475-2144 to speak to a representative. Thank-you, we hope you enjoy your visit.


Code Red Telephone Notification System

The Village of New Athens has a new Telephone Notifications System Click HERE to Join.

New Athens Water Customers

To view the New Athens Annual Drinking Water Quality Report click HERE

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency is sponsoring a Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at the World Shooting Complex, 1 Main Event Lane #510, Sparta, IL 62286 between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Only Household Hazardous Waste will be accepted.              Acceptable Items include: Oil-based paints, used motor oil, herbicides, insecticides, pesticides, old gasoline, pool chemicals, cleaning products, mercury, acids, household batteries, paint thinners, lawn chemicals, solvents, antifreeze, aerosol paints, fluorescent lamp bulbs, drain cleaners, corrosives.      Unacceptable Items include: Latex paint, agricultural waste, business sector wastes, explosives, fireworks, controlled substances, propane tanks, smoke detectors, farm machinery oil, fire extinguishers, biohazard waste, institutional waste.

Contact Us

Village of New Athens
905 Spotsylvania Street
New Athens, IL 62264
(FAX) - 618-475-9269

Other Government Numbers

Police (information only) - 618-475-2133
Fire House (information only) - 618-475-2113
Public School - 618-475-2174
Public Library - 618-475-3683
Post Office - 618-475-2488
Township Office - 618-475-2488

All Emergencies should dial 911