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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

The Village Hall will be closed on Friday, April 3rd. 

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Special New


           The Prairie Grove Police Department is hosting it’s 1st Citizen Police Academy Class!!

                                                                                            April 23, 2015 – June 25, 2015 

                                                                                                   Thursdays 7pm-9pm                                     


    TO provide an educational program to the citizens of the Village;

    TO increase the citizen awareness of the job functions of the Police Department;

    TO create a heightened understanding between the Police Department employees and citizens;

    TO foster, overtime, a growing pool of well informed “Graduates” who can assist in the dissemination

    of information to the general public regarding the departments function and services.


                                                                                 Please click here for Application details!!        


  • Election Filing Information for April 7, 2015 Consolidated Election:  (4) four open positions available on the Village Board.  Trustee - four year term (3 open positions), Trustee - two year unexpired term (1 open position) Key Dates: Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - First date to pick up and begin circulating Nominating  Petitions, Monday, December 15, 2014 - December 22, 2014 - Nominating Petition Filing Period, Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - Election Day.  Petition Packets are available in the Village Hall or for more information please click here.
  • 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 2014 Zoning Map is now available for your review.  Click here for a copy!   This map has been adopted at the March 18, 2014 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.