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The Village of Port Barrington is a small town  nestled in the Fox River Valley (pop. 1517, 2010 Census.) Established in 1927 and Incorporated in 1969, the Village of Port Barrington changed its name from Fox River Valley Gardens in 2003.  This recreational community, located in both Lake and McHenry Counties, has walking, biking and snowmobile trails, boating, fishing, and several parks and marinas within its boundaries.  The Fox River Preserve of the Lake County Forest Preserve is also within the boundaries of Port Barrington, offering its own marina, pavilions, and connecting trails for more outdoor enjoyment.

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Recent Blog Posts

August 19, 2016 |

Village Meeting Agendas & Minutes

Village AGENDAS & MINUTES will be posted here as we fine-tune our website. Agendas are posted at least 48...

August 19, 2016 |

Protecting our water and our residents

Imagine a full glass of water. That glass has a straw in it. Where ever you place the straw within the glass, you...

August 19, 2016 |

Village Vehicle Tax–Past Due

Everyone should have received a notice about the annual Village Vehicle Tax and the flat fee of $20 regardless of...

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