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

  • Stay at Home Order Extended Through May 29thFriday, May 01, 2020 On May 1, 2020, Governor JB Pritzker signed Executive Orders 2020-32 and 2020-33, which extended and modified his original Stay at Home Order (Executive Order 2020-10) through May 29, 2020. Additional information about the modifications c...
  • 2019 Water Quality ReportTuesday, April 28, 2020 Please click the link above to view your annual water quality report. This report contains important information about the source and quality of your drinking water during 2019. If you would like a paper copy mailed to your home, please call (...
  • 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” beginning 3/21 at 5:00 pm. Click the link above for additional inf...

Fox River Grove, Illinois

Village Hall
305 Illinois Street
Fox River Grove, IL 60021

847-639-3170