Bids being accepted through May 10, 2024 for garbage collection.


Municipal Secretary Wanted

Professional office is looking for a hard working individual to fulfill the following duties. This position requires daily customer relations with water-bill customers and citizens having dealings with the police department and the Mayor. All banking, billing, and collecting for 3 departments. Payroll for city Employees, Elected Officials, and Public Library Staff. This person is responsible for the water billing, city accounts, and organizing and maintaining files. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, be able to prioritize tasks, and be motivated to work with minimal supervision. Starting pay will be between $19 to $25 per hour and is negotiable and dependent on skills and experience. Preferred experience would include payroll, and basics of accounting. Applications can be picked up at Prophetstown City Hall or downloaded from the City Web site. E-mail questions to All applications are due by June 4th at 3:00 to City Hall at 339 Washington St, Prophetstown IL. 61277.


City Council meets the second Tuesday of each month at 7pm.

Contact Info

339 Washington St.
Prophetstown, IL 61277
Office: 815-537-5598
Fax: 815-537-2388
Public Works: 815-537-5214
Police: 815-537-2386

Welcome to Prophetstown!

Home to a little more than 2,000 people, Prophetstown, Illinois is located in northwest Illinois in the heart of Whiteside County, on the bank of the Rock River.

Named “The Most Arts-Friendly Small Town in Illinois” by the Illinois Arts Alliance in 2005, Prophetstown always has something happening in this small and progressive community. Our community boasts a preschool through 12th grade school district (along with the nearby towns of Tampico, Lyndon and Deer Grove); an active park district with a state-of-the-art recreation center; a number of churches; historic homes; a recreational state park; year-round activities; a growing business district; and much more.

We’re so glad you’re here, and we hope you can visit or move in soon!

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