Barrington is a village in Cook County and Lake County, Illinois, United States. The population was 10,327 at the 2010 census. A northwest suburb of Chicago, the area features wetlands, forest preserves, parks, and horse trails in a country-suburban setting.
|Village of Barrington|
|Etymology: Great Barrington, Massachusetts or Barrington, New York|
|Township||Barrington, Palatine, Cuba, Ela|
|• President||Karen Darch|
|• Total||4.79 sq mi (12.42 km2)|
|• Land||4.61 sq mi (11.93 km2)|
|• Water||0.19 sq mi (0.48 km2)|
|Elevation||830 ft (250 m)|
|• Density||2,217.23/sq mi (856.10/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|Area codes||847, 224|
|Wikimedia Commons||Barrington, Illinois|
Barrington is part of the Chicago metropolitan area and serves as the hub of activity for the surrounding 90-square-mile (230 km2) region which consists of six independent villages including North Barrington, South Barrington, Barrington Hills, Lake Barrington and Tower Lakes, as well as small portions of Carpentersville, Deer Park, Hoffman Estates, Fox River Grove, Port Barrington and Inverness. The village's motto is "Be Inspired".