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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 New

  • Resident Brush Pick Up Scheduled April 29th & 30th: The Village of Prairie Grove Public Works Department has scheduled a resident brush pick on Wednesday, April 29th and Thursday, April 30th. Village Staff will be out with the truck and chipper collecting branches left in piles on the front curb of residents' properties. They will begin picking up brush early in the morning on Wednesday, April 29th and into Thursday, April 30th.  All brush must be out prior to 7:00 am on the 29th as our Truck will only pass through each street once. This program is intended for larger tree branches resulting from trimming or storm damage and is not for the disposal of whole trees. No stumps or roots will be taken. All brush must be a minimum of four feet in length and between two to eight inches in diameter. Small or thin branches can cause the chipper to jam and creates a safety hazard.  Please be aware that branches will be left behind if they cannot be put through the chipper safely. All other yard waste (leaves, clippings, small branches, etc....) should be placed in an acceptable waste bag with a yard waste sticker (yard waste stickers are available for purchase at the Village Hall) and left at curbside with your normal trash collection by Groot.
  • 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 2015 Zoning Map is now available for your review.  Click here for a copy!   This map has been adopted at the March 17, 2015 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.