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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

December 5, 2018 |

Anit-Icing of Our Roadways Responsibly!

Lake County has put out a great video about de-icing roadways, explaining de-icing techniques and road salt...

November 8, 2018 |

Filing Period Begins Dec 10th for Local Election for Trustees in April 2019

Offices for three Village Trustee positions are up for Election in April 2019. Incumbent Trustees Dawn Cillo,...

April 16, 2018 |

Fox River Conditions

Please view the Fox Waterway Agency website for up to date information on the state of the Fox River....

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