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Researching Local Issues: City of Champaign

Resources relevant to issues in Urbana-Champaign and the state of Illinois.

What's the difference?

The city of Champaign is very different from Champaign County. Champaign County includes Savoy, Rantoul, Tolono, and many other cities and villages. Therefore, when you research Champaign County, you are looking at a much larger area and population. You are also looking at general information that spans across a variety of different populations.

Current Issues in Champaign

City of Champaign

If you're looking for current information about the City of Champaign, here are some places to start your research.

  • City Website
    Provides current city council and city department information. Also features maps and a calendar of events for the city.
  • American FactFinder
    Provides popular statistics and frequently asked questions about local communities.
  • Community Profile
    Contains detailed statistical information about Champaign in comparison with other cities. Statistics include employment by occupation, recreation activities, infrastructure information, as well as business climate
  • More Resources
    Provides more government resources, including the municipal code and recent council bills.

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