City of Galena


Aerial view of Galena

The City of Galena is located in the unglaciated area of Northwest Illinois. Our rolling hills, history, 19th century architecture and opportunities for year round outdoor recreation attract nearly a million visitors a year. Galena is a safe, healthy and vibrant place to raise a family, start a business or enjoy retirement.

If you are interested in visiting the Galena area, we suggest the Galena County Tourism website at You will find information on Galena restaurants, hotels, bed & breakfasts and an assortment of visitor activities in Galena and throughout beautiful Jo Daviess County.

If you are considering relocating your business to Galena, you will find useful community, business development and demographic information in the Our Community section of our website or by using the navigation on the left of this page.  Additional information may be obtained by contacting the City of Galena and/or our following partners. 

Galena Area Chamber of Commerce

Jo Daviess County

Northwest Illinois Economic Development


Thank you for your interest in the City of Galena!

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