About This Place
Neoga is a city in Cumberland County, Illinois, United States. The population was 1,854 at the 2000 census. It is part of the CharlestonâMattoon Micropolitan Statistical Area. The current mayor of Neoga is Wayne Modglin, a councilman who was appointed to the position following the resignation of Jay Russell. The Mayor before Jay Russell was Gary Mercer.
Neoga was incorporated in 1856. Neoga means "deer" in the Indian language Kickapoo.
Neoga is located at 39Â°19â²18â³N 88Â°27â²8â³W / 39.32167Â°N 88.45222Â°W / 39.32167; -88.45222 (39.321769, -88.452109).