9-11 Twin Towers Memorial

The Village of Smithton dedicated the 9-11 Twin Towers Memorial on September 11, 2021.  The original project was the idea of our former Mayor and Trustee Virgil Becker.  Several concepts were discussed before the current Memorial was constructed. Thanks in great part to past Boards and former Mayor Ray Klein this project came to completion in late 2020. Our present Board Member and Park Committee
Chairman Phil Henning took it upon himself with the support of his fellow Trustees to bring this monument project to life realizing Virgil’s dream of a 9-11 Memorial. Trustee Henning reached out to Austin Wolf of Wolf Fabrication to take our visions into consideration to design and construct this Memorial. Special thanks to Mr. Dave Pierpoint and Trustee Jim Mourey for their generous donation of benches at the Memorial. Adam Blake (“The Drone Dad” on You Tube)  was in attendance for the Memorial and created this amazing video to capture the Dedication. This monument will serve as a place of remembrance for future generations to come. The inscription says “Never Forget”. “Never Forget” the loved ones lost, the sacrifices made, and the bravery displayed during times of trouble. 


Village Hall has eliminated the PO Box from our address.

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Village Hall
101 S. Main
Smithton, IL 62285

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The Village of Smithton  offers Direct Debit to pay your water/sewer/trash account. Payments will be deducted from your checking/savings account on the 20th of each month. You can stop by the Village Hall or click here for the Authorization Agreement.

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To view your annual water quality report, go to https://smithton-village.com/2020waterreport.pdf. This report contains important information about the source and quality of your drinking water during 2020. For a paper copy, call 618-233-4180.

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Smithton was founded in 1850. Originally there were two separate towns, Georgetown and Smithton, across a shared Main Street. After years of support for combining Georgetown and Smithton grew, and it was logical to call the new town by the name of Smithton.

For over 150 years, people have been moving here, building homes, and raising families, making Smithton the strong community it is. Whether you were born and raised in Smithton or because you just recently moved to Smithton, it is an amazing place to reside!