Welcome to Barrington
Barrington is a great place to “Live, Work, and Play.” Barrington is a beautiful, historic suburb just 40 miles northwest of Chicago. The Village’s hometown charm and small-town heritage is what the locals love. The Village of Barrington serves as the hub of activity for the 90-square-mile Barrington area, which consists of 7 independent villages. The Metra train stops right in the village center, easily connecting Barrington to the City of Chicago. You can stroll the village center, which is surrounded by a beautiful residential historic district, while stopping to eat at all the fine restaurants or shop in the many quaint stores. You can also attend a wide variety of family-oriented events throughout the year, from a week-long Fourth of July Festival to weekly Farmers’ Markets and Cruise Nights.
Barrington District 220 schools are consistently among the top in state and national rankings. The Barrington area’s unique access to a wide variety of outdoor recreation in the form of parks, forest preserves, and horse and hiking trails makes its location second to none. South Barrington also offers The Arboretum of South Barrington, an exciting luxurious outdoor shopping and dining development with convenience tied between.