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Happy Birthday, City of Champaign

The City of Champaign is 161 years old today. Before the city charter, there were, of course, people who lived and worked and loved and died here for centuries. But the city itself was incorporated 161 years ago.

You can learn more about the city’s history and founding here.

Happy Birthday to the City of Champaign! 161 years ago a new town sprung up to the west of Urbana, sought a city…

Posted by City of Champaign – Municipal Government on Thursday, March 25, 2021

Top image by Anna Longworth.

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