New to Homer?

We are so glad you have chosen this community for your new home!

Whether you have moved here from the surrounding communities and consider yourself knowledgeable of the area, or you have moved here from across the country, we would like to welcome you.

Homer is a very safe community with our own Police Department. If you ever feel the need to contact them, they are more than happy to serve you. We also have an award winning Fire & Rescue Department. If you find yourself in the need of medical attention or a fire emergency, they will be on your doorstep in moments!

Have kids in school? Heritage School is an up and coming district. We have an innovative and technologically rich curriculum. We also have a district wide commitment to differentiated instruction., an we are proud to have the highest graduation rate in Champaign County.

Looking to be outdoors? We encourage you to visit Homer Lake Champaign County Forest Preserve, located just a few miles north of Homer. From sledding when the snow falls to fishing and boating in the summer months, Homer Lake is a beautiful setting to get away for some relaxation.

Homer is a small community with a surprisingly large offering of activities, services, and clubs. We encourage you to check out those things that might interest you.