About Aledo

Set in the scenic countryside just 30 minutes south of the quad cities, Aledo is an idyllic retreat from routine. In Aledo, you’ll find a place to unwind, reconnect with friends and explore the unbeaten path. Discover the history of the eclectic architecture on Main, connect with friends in Central Park at annual festivals, or explore nearby outdoor adventures. 

Whether you come to visit during one of our community events or are looking for a new place to call home or start a business, you truly can… Find it All in Aledo!

Find Community in Aledo

The friendly environment you experience in Aledo is something we take pride in. Residents across the city actively work to build a welcoming community through civic and social clubs, school activities and community events. Events such as our well known Rhubarb Festival are unique to our city and visitors travel here specifically for this experience. Mercer County Schools offer a great place for your children to learn and prepare for their futures.

If you’re looking to get involved in Aledo, consider joining a civic organization like Jaycees, Rotary, Exchange Club, Kiwanis, Lions and Fraternal Order of Mason continue with missions to enhance the City.

Looking for more about events around Aledo? It’s easy to stay informed on city news and events by signing up for our Monthly Memo.

City Hall

Find History in Aledo

Did you know that our Mercer County Courthouse, built in 1894, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places? Aledo’s mission to preserve history such as our turn of the century architecture, is made apparent as you tour our city. Learn more about Aledo’s history.

Find Quality Living in Aledo

Whether you’re looking for a place to call home or open your business’ doors, Aledo offers a family friendly, welcoming and safe place to build your foundation. Downtown Aledo offers multiple restaurants and unique retail businesses along with frequent community events at Central Park. Our downtown is also steeped in history and eclectic architecture from the early 20th Century. Aledo offers the idyllic, small-town community with all the amenities such as access to quality public schools, Genesis Medical Center and several residential communities. 

For those looking to start a business here in Aledo, we offer a thriving small business community where businesses can establish roots and share their offerings in our beautiful and growing historic downtown area. We also offer a number of economic development resources and the support of the energetic Aledo Main Street organization.

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Welcome to Aledo Sign
Sunset Farm
Downtown Aledo Winter