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Alpha is an attractive and friendly community that maintains the simple pleasures of rural living, pride of place, and an emphasis on diversity and opportunity for all ages while making a positive impact for future generations.



Recent Announcements and Community News:

Be sure to check out the Documents and Forms page by clicking here to learn about many of our upcoming events!


In 2016, the Village of Alpha received 103 completed surveys from residents regarding their views on the Village of Alpha. As we have reached the three-year milestone of the initial survey, the Village of Alpha is proud to report that we have been able to institute many of the suggestions from this survey, including:

Community Beautification/Improvement along US Highway 150—Village purchased vacant home and renovated property to green space. Replaced outdated Alpha  banners on telephone poles with modern versions.

Utilize Website to Promote the Village and ActivitiesVillageOfAlpha.org completely rebuilt website with emphasis on staying connected to community through numerous links and information.

Develop Community Events and Activities for Residents—Spirit of Alpha Fall Festival full day event, Queen of Hearts at the Legion, Grub at the Gazebo and more.

Alcohol Sales—Establishment of Liquor Licenses for sale and consumption within Village Limits.

Utilization of Legion as Community Center

As we have reached the three-year milestone from the initial survey, we are proud to present an entirely new follow up survey to help continue improving the Village of Alpha as an attractive place to live. Please click this link to print, fill out, and return the Village of Alpha Survey Follow Up or click here to fill out the Online Village of Alpha Survey. Additionally, we will be mailing out this survey soon to all Alpha residents.


Now Hiring: Part-Time Police Officer

Hours per week: 25 hours

Pay rate: $20 per hour

Please visit our employment page to fill out an application.


The 12th Annual Spirit of Alpha Car Show and Thrifty on 150 held during Mother Day’s Weekend in Downtown Alpha was a great success! Thanks to all who came and enjoyed the activities in our great community!


The first Grub at the Gazebo was held on Thursday, May 2 at the Legion due to poor weather–and was still a great success! Alpha Community Team served nearly 150 meals from 4:30pm until 7:00pm. To see a list of groups and meals being served through September, click this link: 2019 Grub at the Gazebo

There are still spots open for 2019! Click this link for more info on how to contact us and reserve your spot or email Andrea at kessinger_5@msn.com


Logan’s Little Library and Village of Alpha featured on The Today Show!

Click here for the video that aired on 03/19/2019!


Please click here to view our newest Village Newsletter! Alpha Newsletter 2018


The Village of Alpha has entered into a partnership with University of Illinois Extension and conducted a series of community meetings that resulted in the development of a Village of Alpha Community Action Plan, which can be read by clicking here.

Through this process, we have identified some actionable projects and are forming teams to help us implement our vision and projects. Click here for more information and learn how to get involved!