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

November 24, 2015 |

Tree Lighting on Wednesday, December 2nd!!

Come to Hermann Park pavilion for hot chocolate, cookies and song as we light the Village Tree! The fun starts at...

November 24, 2015 |

Long-Time Mail Carrier Allan Retires

Our beloved mail carrier, Allan Wodnicki, is retiring! His last day is November 30th. Wish him well after serving...

November 9, 2015 |

Leaf Collection by PrairieLand– November 16th

As part of our waste-hauling contract with Prairieland Recycling & Disposal, the second round of leaf...

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