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About Barrington, IL

Barrington is a well-to-do suburb of Chicago, located in the Cook and Lake counties of Illinois. According to the 2010 census, the population in Barrington was around 10,000. It is located approximately 30 miles northwest of Chicago.

Schools in Barrington, IL

There are quite a few highly rated schools in Barrington for all grades. Hough Street and Countryside are great elementary schools, Station and Prairie Camps are middle schools, and there’s Barrington High School. There are private school options available as well.

Dining/Shopping in Barrington, IL

There is a wide range of shopping and dining options available in Barrington. The downtown area, also known as the Village Center, is bustling with over a hundred shops and a variety of dining options. You’ll find retailers selling various specialty items like clothing, home decor, gifts, and more. The Arboretum is a shopping mall in South Barrington, and it features famous brand name stores, dining options, and a state-of-the-art bowling alley.

Things to do in Barrington, IL

You can find community events, entertainment, and access to nature for recreation in the Barrington area. There are special events throughout the year including an art festival, farmer’s markets, holiday festivities, and more. For a unique and historic theatre experience, check out Catlow Theater. For the more active-minded residents, Crabtree Nature center offers many hiking trails in a natural setting. There are also various other things to in Barrington like laser tag, antique museums, golf courses, etc.

Commute to Chicago

Commuters can easily get to Chicago with the Metra rail system from the downtown Barrington Station, and it takes about an hour to get to the city center. If you’d rather drive, you can take I-90 and you can expect to reach downtown Chicago between 45 minutes and 2 hours, depending on traffic.

About John Herman top Barrington Realtor

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