Flanagan was laid out in 1880 by the Flanagan Brothers, Edward, Peter and Patrick, who owned the land on which the village is situated. The village is surrounded by some of the best farm ground in the state.
Flanagan is found in western Livingston County, along Route 116.
Flanagan is located approximately...
10 miles West of Pontiac,
20 miles South of Streator,
35 miles North of Bloomington-Normal,
35 miles South of Ottawa,
45 miles South of LaSalle-Peru,
45 miles East of Peoria,
80 miles Northwest of Champaign-Urbana,
110 miles Southwest of Chicago.
Flanagan is a great place to live and raise a family with affordable housing and close to I-55 and I-39, shopping, health care and the hospital. Flanagan has a doctor’s office, grocery store, convenience store, post office, bank, two nursing homes, an implement dealership, used car dealership, antique store and two taverns.