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Algonquin, Illinois

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Located just 45 miles northwest of Chicago, in northern Kane and southern McHenry counties, Algonquin and Lake in the Hills offer a rural and historic setting an hour’s drive from one of the world’s busiest cities. Served by north-south arterial roads such as Randall Road, Route 25, and Route 31 as well as a number of east-west highways including Algonquin Road, the communities are linked to neighboring towns and villages as well as to Interstate 90.

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Algonquin is seven miles north of the Northwest Tollway (I-90). Major regional arterials through the Village are Illinois Route 31, Illinois Route 62, and Randall Road. Commuters can access the tollway system either via ramps at Route 31, Randall Road, or Route 25. In addition, I-90 is accessible via Barrington Road.


Algonquin is located approximately 30 miles from O'Hare International Airport. With approximately 2,000 daily commercial flights, O'Hare offers direct flights to destinations around the world.

Neighboring Lake in the Hills Airport can accommodate light to medium twin-engine aircraft and many turboprops 24 hours a day. The airport also offers charter and rental services.


Metra offers commuter stations in nearby Cary, Crystal Lake, Fox River Grove, and Barrington. The train line provides service as far northwest as Harvard and southeast to Chicago.

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The Village of Algonquin is served by several library districts. The Algonquin Area Library District serves the majority of the community. Sections of the Kane County portion of Algonquin are within the Dundee Township Library District. Areas along Haegers Bend Road (Glenmoor and Glen Oaks subdivisons) are within the Barrington Area Library District. The Huntley Area Libary District serves Algonquin residents living west of Square Barn Road.


Quality education is available to Algonquin residents. The majority of Algonquin lies within Community College District 509, served by Elgin Community College . A portion of Algonquin lies in Community College District 528, served by McHenry County College . Both colleges offer technical, vocational, and two year associate degree programs. Algonquin is also within driving distance of a number of major colleges and universities within the Chicago area as well as satellite campus locations.



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Towns in McHenry County, Illinois
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Algonquin Cary Crystal Lake Harvard Hebron Huntley Johnsburg
Mchenry Marengo Richmond Spring Grove
Woodstock Wonder Lake

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