The Village staff and employees strive to provide the best service possible to our residents, while keeping your property taxes as low as possible.

Your local government – made up of dedicated elected officials and highly qualified staff – works hard to ensure that Addison continues to grow and thrive.  Village services are consistently praised, while being provided with a reasonable tax rate.

More than 36,000 people call the Village of Addison home.  Whether you are new to our community, or have lived here for years, here is some of the information you need to know.  

Addison has been extremely successful at attracting and retaining industry and business within the village due to the proactive and forward-thinking actions of its elected officials. To encourage business and industrial development and facilitate the expansion of existing sites, the village offers a wide variety of economic incentives that are molded to the needs of each individual business seeking a home in Addison.

Whether you are considering calling Addison home, or just visiting for day for pleasure or business, here are some links you might find useful.


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Historical Museum

Historical Museum

Addison History Books Now Available!

Two Addison History Books are Now Available!

Addison: Village of Friendship-Reprint Edition
This is a limited reprint edition of Addison: Village of Friendship,  the 1984 comprehensive history of Addison from its founding to 1984.  This 232-page  high quality edition features a new epilogue chapter detailing Village Centennial events and updated index. The book sells for just $39.95 plus tax. 

Addison: The Vision Continues-New Edition
Winner of Award of Merit,  Printed Materials, Illinois Association of Museums, 2021
Winner of Certification of Excellence, Illinois State Historical Society, 2021

This newly researched and written volume provides an illustrated historical narrative of Addison's critical growth and development from 1985-2019 under the stewardship of three unique local leaders:  Anthony Russotto, Lorenz Hartwig and Richard Veenstra.  This 128-page high quality edition features four color printing, over 175 images, and appendices on Village leadership 1985-2019 and a timeline history of Addison. This books sells for $34.95 plus tax.

Buy both books and save!  Sets sell for $69.95 plus tax.

Books are available at the museum , Village Finance Counter or through mail order.  As the museum is open on a limited basis,  please call 630-628-1433 or email to make an appointment.   Cash, check and money orders only.   Please note that  in order to process your mail order, an additional  shipping and handling fee is required.  Download the book order form here.
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