Atlanta Township

301 S. W. Arch Street, P O Box 311, Atlanta, IL 61723
(217)648-2198 | |

Atlanta Township


Atlanta Township surrounds the City of Atlanta and was established on November 7, 1865. As of the 2010 census, the population of the township was 1,926 with 856 housing units.  The township has a total area of 24.2 square miles. Atlanta Township maintains the Atlanta Cemetery located at ??? 1975th Avenue. The township is served by Olympia School District 16.

Township responsibilities include the following:

1) assessment of real property for the basis of local taxation,

2) general assistance for qualifying residents,

3) maintenance of roads and bridges in the township outside federal, state, and other local jurisdiction,

4) maintenance and assistance for services at the Atlanta Cemetery.

Mailing Address: P. O. Box 311, Atlanta, IL 61723                  

Location: 301 S. W. Arch Street, Atlanta, IL

Phone: 217-648-2198


We do not have regular office hours.  Please contact a member of the board if you have any questions or concerns. 


FOIA requests should be directed to the FOIA Officer, Greg Fuiten, Clerk.  Please send all FOIA requests in writing to the address above or email the FOIA Officer at


Monthly Township Board meetings are open to the public.  The Atlanta Township Board meets at 7:30 p.m. on the 2nd Tuesday of the month in the Township Building, 310 S. W. Arch Street, Atlanta.