Community

Why Fox River Grove

The community of Fox River Grove offers the ideal blend of business opportunity and hometown flavor. The Village offers a mix of single and multifamily housing opportunities, and is supported by a variety of specialty shops, restaurants and professional services. Downtown Chicago is about an hour away via the Metra Northwest Line.

Residents enjoy a wide variety of recreational choices along the Village's picturesque namesake river, including fishing, boating, swimming, picnicking and a wealth of sports activities. The Village maintains more than 100 acres of public parks and recreational facilities.

Since the Village's incorporation on August 21, 1919, the population has continually increased as the village grew from an agricultural community and resort destination to a year-round residential community. Population growth has been moderate since 1970 when the Village had a population of 2,245. The population had risen to 2,515 by 1980 and 3,551 by 1990. Today, Fox River Grove is a growing Village with a population of 4,854 (2010 Census).

Recent News

  • Important Message from President Nunamaker - Shelter in PlaceMonday, March 23, 2020 All Fox River Grove residents need to STAY HOME (essential jobs and certain other activities excluded). Governor Pritzker issued a state mandate to “shelter in place” from 3/21 at 5:00 pm, through April 7th. Click the link above for ...
  • Message from Village President Nunamaker - COVID-19Friday, March 13, 2020 Starting Monday, March 16th and continuing for the next 30 days or until further clarification of the situation, the Village Hall building will be closed to the public. Please click the link above for additional information.
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)Friday, March 13, 2020 Fox River Grove Village officials are carefully monitoring developments related to the virus known as COVID-19. Click the link above for additional information.

Fox River Grove, Illinois

Village Hall
305 Illinois Street
Fox River Grove, IL 60021

847-639-3170