From our historic downtown area - which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places - to the amazing number of Victorian-era housing with original features, Momence is steeped in history!
Come and learn fascinating stories of our town which is bisected by the historic Dixie Highway.
Island Park, Momence Wetlands and Water Preserve, close to the LaSalle Fish and Wildlife Center, and more provide make Momence a natural playground for outdoor enthusiasts.
Boating, fishing, cycling, canoeing, paddling, hiking, hunting, golfing, equestrians, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, and camping are all available in Momence!
Momence has many annual events including summer Cruise Nights, Heritage Day, Music in the Park, 4th of July Fireworks, and of course, our annual Gladiolus Festival which celebrates it's 84th year in 2022! The Farmer's market, Bordertown Hauntings, and Christmas Gathering round out the year's events.
Historic Route 1 bisects Momence and Interstates 57 & 65 in Illinois and Indiana are both short drives. Chicago is 55 miles away (less than an hour!) and O'Hare, Midway and many popular suburbs can be reached within 90 minutes.
Momence features world-class employers in business and manufacturing and a strong workforce.
Momence boasts some of the lowest tax rates in the area and a government made up of highly-involved individuals working to constantly improve Momence.
City of Momence, the Edward Chipman Library, the Momence Heritage Foundation, Momence Pallet, Van Drunen Farms, Sensei Steve's Karate, Off The Vine, the Graham Historic House, and Main Street Momence.