Resources

City of Newman

The Newman City Office is located in the Community Center.

  • Newman Community Center - Facebook

    • 207 S Coffin St, Newman, IL 61942

    • 217-837-2312

    • Open 7am - 12 noon, M-F

  • Mayor: Dennis Kibler

  • City Clerk: Judy VanSickle

City Council (term expiration)

    • Ward 1

      • Wade Hales (2025)

      • Corey Mason (2023)

    • Ward 2

      • Sam Skinner (2023)

      • Brandiss Wills (2025)

    • Ward 3

      • Bill Benner (2023)

      • Rick Dorsett (2025)

Water

City of Newman water payments may be placed in the drop box on the left side of the main entrance, paid at either local bank, or be mailed to PO Box 507, Newman, IL 61942

Zip Code

61942

Area Code

217, 447 (overlay added in 2021)

Population

865 (2010 Census)

Local Information

Newman Police Department

The Newman Police Department is located in the Community Center. Call the City of Newman Office or the Douglas County Sheriff's non-emergency number to reach the Newman Police Department. Facebook Messenger is not monitored 24-hours a day.

Newman Community Fire Protection District

  • 205 N Broadway, Newman, IL 61942

  • Fire Chief: Wade Hales

Newman Township (term expiration)

  • Newman Township Office

    • 301 N Smith St, Newman, IL 61942

    • 217-837-2778, leave a message

  • Township Supervisor: Susan Nichols (2025)

    • Emergency utility assistance number: 217-552-9053

  • Township Clerk: Dianne Kincaid (2025)

  • Highway Commissioner: Joe Bush (2025)

    • 217-837-2723

  • Mark Fraser (2025)

  • Sheila Baxter (2025)

  • Jason Bosch (2025)

  • Wesley Luth (2025)