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Barrington Community

The Barrington Area is located in four counties (Lake, Cook, McHenry and Kane), six townships, and includes eights villages and various unincorporated areas.

Library
Barrington Area Public Library
226,000 book volumes
27,000 audio Visual items

Utilities

Telephone
Ameritech 800-698-4200
AT&T 800-222-0400

Electric
Commonwealth Edison 800-334-7661

Gas
NICOR 888-642-6748

Water/Sewer
Village of Barrington 847-381-7903

Cable
AT&T Cable 847-362-6288

Trash
Groot Recycling & Waste 847-776-7332

Medical
Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital
Barrington

Northwest Community Hospital
Arlington Heights

Sherman Hospital
Elgin

St. Joseph Hospital
Elgin

St. Alexius Medical Center
Hoffman Estates

Newspapers
Barrington Courier Review (weekly)
847-381-9200

The Daily Herald (daily)
847-427-4300

The Chicago Tribune (daily)
847-755-7980

The Chicago Sun-Times (daily)
312-645-5615

Education
• 1 High School
• 9 Elementary Schools
• 2 Middle Schools
• 1 Parochial Elementary School
• 2 Community Colleges

Area Colleges & Universities
• Roosevelt University
• Northern Illinois University
• Keller Graduate School of Management
• Harper College
• Lewis University
• North Central College
• Lake Forest School of Management
• Illinois Institute of Technology
• Ray College of Design
• University of Illinois - Chicago
• College of Lake County
• DeVry Institute
• Northwestern University
• McHenry County College

Radio
Next Communications LLC
815-459-7000
Transportation
Barrington is 35 miles from Chicago

Air:
O'Hare International Airport (23 miles)
Midway Airport (46 miles)

Bus:
Pace - 847-634-7223

Rail:
Metra - Passenger service to and from Chicago & Woodstock
847-381-0065

Amtrak - Passenger service from Chicago
800-872-7245

 

Churches
15 Churches representing 11 denominations

Climate
Average yearly precipitation:
33.85 inches

Temperatures:
49.57 mean temperature
January - 24.5 average temperature
August - warmest month - 74.8

Altitude:
Highest point 890 feet

 

Financial
Five full-service financial institutions


Frequently Requested
Barrington Area Council on Aging (BACOA) 847-381-5030
Barrington Area Council of Governments (BACOG) 847-381-7871
Barrington Area Arts Council 847-382-5626
Barrington Area Historical Society & Museum 847-381-1730
Barrington Area Library
847-382-1300
Barrington Post Office 847-381-0510
Barrington Park District
www.barringtonparkdistrict.org
847-381-0687
Volunteer Center of Barrington 847-842-9930

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