See the History

See the History

Home of the historic, Sesser Opera House

Experience Nature

Experience Nature

Gateway to the beautiful Rend Lake

Home of the Red Devils

Home of the Red Devils

We Bleed Maroon and White

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A Word From Our Mayor
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A Word From Our Mayor

I made it through my first year of office. It has been a great experience. I have been truly blessed by the support and patience of the citizens of Sesser. I believe we have made great strides in moving Sesser forward.....

City History
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City History

Before 1904, Sesser was unheard of. The city that we now call Sesser was an open prairie covered in wheat and corn. It wasn't until the summer of 1904 that Sesser began to take shape when coal specialists surveyed the area and discovered a very high grade quality of coal here....

Local Businesses
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Local Businesses

Sesser is the home to several great businesses, small and large. We've set up this convenient directory to help you find the one you are looking for! Businesses are categorized by their specific product or service sold. Click the link above to start checking out Sesser businesses.

Latest News

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  • Ashmore Elected New Mayor
    10 April 2013 by , in City Government
    Ashmore Elected New Mayor
    For the first time in more than three decades there's a new mayor in Sesser. Jason Ashmore was...
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  • 58th Annual Rend Lake Days | June 12th-15th, 2013
    10 June 2013 by , in Local Events
    58th Annual Rend Lake Days | June 12th-15th, 2013
    WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12 6:00 P.M. J & J Magic Midway and Rides 7:30 P. M. SALTY DOGS FOOD CONCESSION...
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  • Sesser Homecoming 5K Fun Run | June 15th, 2013
    10 June 2013 by , in Local Events
    Sesser Homecoming 5K Fun Run | June 15th, 2013
    Date: June 15, 2013, Saturday Time: 7:00am - Registration Opens 8:00am - Runners Start 8:00am -...
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City Council Meeting Minutes

Did you miss the latest city council meeting? No worries. We have you covered.

Minutes from all city council meetings are made publicly available on this website after each meeting takes place. Transparency is important in government. Sesser citizens have the right to know what decisions are being made by their elected officials and whether those decisions may or may not affect them. We urge citizens to stay informed about Sesser government.

Click the link below to access minutes from past meetings and bring yourself up-to-date with the ways we are working to move Sesser forward.

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Upcoming Events

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07/23/14 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sesser Public Library Reading Program

JUL
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07/30/14 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sesser Public Library Reading Program

AUG
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08/04/14 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Merit Board Meeting

AUG
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08/06/14 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sesser Public Library Reading Program

AUG
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08/07/14 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
City Council Meeting

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