Welcome to Barrington
Whether you’re a Barrington resident or a visitor to our beautiful area, we welcome you to enjoy the many cultural, entertainment, recreation, shopping and dining offerings that are so unique to our wonderful community.
A beautiful, historic suburb just 40 miles northwest of Chicago, Barrington’s 10,722 residents pride themselves on the Village’s hometown charm and small-town heritage. The Village of Barrington serves as the hub of activity for the 90-square-mile Barrington area, which consists of 7 independent villages and more than 47,000 residents. The Metra train stops right in the village center, easily connecting Barrington to the City of Chicago.
There is much to do in Barrington. You can stroll our village center, which is surrounded by a beautiful residential historic district while stopping to eat at our fine restaurants or shop in our quaint stores. You can also attend a wide variety of family-oriented events throughout the year, from a jammed packed Fourth of July celebration to weekly Farmers’ Markets and Thursday-night events throughout Barrington.
All told, the Village of Barrington offers a living experience that can’t be beat.