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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

November 19, 2019 |

Additional Leaf Vacuuming Next Tuesday, November 26th

As one of the ways to help with fall leaf clean up, Prairieland offers leaf vacuuming two times a season—once in...

November 11, 2019 |

Public Hearing: Planning Commission to review land uses

Click 2019-11-12 PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE to view Public Notice for Hearing on November 12th at 7AM at the Village...

September 23, 2019 |

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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