(65 ILCS 5/2-4-6)
(from Ch. 24, par. 2-4-6)
If a change of name is made, the corporate authorities shall
file a copy of the order making the change with the Secretary of State.
The Secretary of State
shall publish a notice of the change at least once in one or more
newspapers published in the municipality, or, if no newspaper is published
therein, then in one or more newspapers with a general circulation within
the municipality. In municipalities with less than 500 population in which
no newspaper is published, publication may instead be made by posting a
notice in 3 prominent places within the municipality. The courts shall take
judicial notice of the change of name.
(Source: P.A. 90-372, eff. 7-1-98.)