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Welcome to Prairie Grove, IL

Welcome to the Village of Prairie Grove's Web Site. We are a small community in Northeastern Illinois located about 50 miles northwest of Chicago, IL and 40 miles East of Rockford IL.

The village has experienced significant growth in recent years and is poised for substantial growth beginning in the near future. It prides itself of the diverse homes but more importantly a caring and involved community. The remainder of the photographs show the beautiful scenery of our lovely community. Welcome to our village!


Prairie Grove Village Hall
3125 Barreville Road
Prairie Grove, IL 60012
Telephone Number (815) 455-1411
FAX Number (815) 455-0783

Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday

Special News

  • Girl Scout Builds Butterfly Garden in Village Park.  Local Girl Scout, Samantha Carr has installed a butterfly garden at the Village Park as part of her Gold Project, the highest award a girl scout can achieve.  The purpose of the garden is to aid in reversing the decline of monarch populations and habitat.  Samatha previously installed the popular "Little Library" at the park for her Silver Project.  She is seeking donations to offset the costs of construction and to purchase benches to be installed alongside the garden.    Donations will be accepted at the Village Hall, 3125 Barreville Road, Prairie Grove, IL  60012.  Any assistance is greatly appreciated. 
  • Stay Informed: Before, During and After an Emergency through the McHenry County Emergency Management informational bulletin.  Please click here for a copy.
  • The Village of Prairie Grove is offering it's "Buy a Brick Program". The money raised will help pay for the Village's first park. Bricks will be placed throughout the Park. Reserve your engraved permanent brick today by submitting the following Brick Order Form.
  • The Village of Prairie Grove's 2017 Zoning Map is now available for your review.  Click here for a copy!   This map has been adopted at the March 21, 2017 Village Board Meeting.
  • For Information regarding the McHenry County Department of Health including personal health services please click on the following link http://www.co.mchenry.il.us/departments/health/Pages/PHSIndex.aspx to access their website.  They offer many types of programs, screenings, clinics, home visits and education for McHenry County residents.   
  • 2012 Restrictions for Open Burning.  Please click here for more information.
  • Prairie Grove Public Flyer Policy:  On October 28, 2008 the Village adopted a Public Flyer Policy.  This policy can be used by Non-Profit Organizations wishing to notify the public of upcoming events.  Please click on the following links for a copy of the policy and application form.
  • The proposed development formerly known as Terra Cotta has officially changed its name to Wildflowers.  To view a copy of the annexation agreement click here.  To view a copy of the preliminary plan of subdivision click here.  Click on the following links to view copies of the design guidelines:
  • A couple of inquiring minds have requested the Village place the TCII Annexation Agreement on the website.  Click here to view the agreement and land use plan.

Meeting & Notices

  • Village Board Meetings are held at the Village Hall on the third Tuesday of every month. The meetings start at 7:00 P.M.
Thank you for visiting the Village of Prairie Grove.