Friendly by Nature

Welcome to Port Barrington

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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News & Events

December 9, 2014 |

Santa Claus is coming to town!

On Sunday, December 21st, Santa will wind his way through our Village and end up at our Village Hall! Line the...

December 8, 2014 |

Village Clerk Wanted — Meeting Post

Our  fabulous current Village Clerk, Nancy Bachal, will be leaving her position at the end of the year. Nancy has...

December 5, 2014 |

Free ELECTRONICS Recycling Ending–December 15 deadline!

SWALCO is urgently working to contract a recycling source to continue acceptance of electronics at area recycling...

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