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Don't forget to see the famous White Squirrels while visiting Olney!                                      (pictures courtesy of Belinda Henton)
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You can always have a good time fishing at East Fork Lake                                                                                     (pictures courtesy of Belinda Henton)
Disc Golf at Rotary Park on East Fork Lake                                                                                   (picture courtesy of Belinda Henton)
You will find a variety of things to do in Olney!
Olney - Home of the White Squirrels                                                                                        (picture courtesy of Belinda Henton)
Early Morning Fishing Tournament at East Fork Lake                                                                          (picture courtesy of Belinda Henton)
Discover some of Olney's beautiful neighborhoods                                                                           (pictures courtesy of Belinda Henton)
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Welcome to City of Olney.

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 The City of Olney was founded in 1841, and is the seat of Richland County in Southern Illinois. Olney offers a fine school system with an elementary school, middle school, high school, several church-run schools and a community college. There is an all-weather airport, approximately four miles west of Olney. Olney has several service clubs, civic organizations and fraternal organizations. There are more than twenty-five churches serving the families of the area.

There are many events and points of interest in Olney and the surrounding area. Some of these include the Heritage House, Richland County Historical Museum, the annual Olney Arts Council Fall Festival, the Olney Christmas light display and others too numerous to list here. 

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July 23, 2016 DIAMOND RIO Scheduled for 2016!
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October 30, 2015 Switch to Free Chlorine
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October 17, 2015

Volunteers Needed - 37th Annual Squirrel Count

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September 12, 2015 Seeking Volunteers for City Boards/Commissions
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