Barrington, Illinois

Barrington is a village in Cook County and Lake County, Illinois, United States. The population was 10,327 at the 2010 census.[3] A northwest suburb of Chicago, the area features wetlands, forest preserves, parks, and horse trails in a country-suburban setting.

Barrington, Illinois
Village of Barrington
Downtown Barrington
Etymology: Great Barrington, Massachusetts or Barrington, New York
Motto(s): 
"Be Inspired"
Location of Barrington in Cook and Lake Counties, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
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Location in Illinois
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Barrington (the United States)
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Barrington (North America)
Coordinates: 42°9′13″N 88°7′55″W
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyLake, Cook
TownshipBarrington, Palatine, Cuba, Ela
Founded1865
Government
  TypeVillage
  PresidentKaren Darch
Area
  Total4.79 sq mi (12.42 km2)
  Land4.61 sq mi (11.93 km2)
  Water0.19 sq mi (0.48 km2)
Elevation
830 ft (250 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Total10,327
  Estimate 
(2019)[2]
10,217
  Density2,217.23/sq mi (856.10/km2)
Demonym(s)Barringtonian
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP Code(s)
60010, 60011
Area codes847, 224
FIPS code17-03844
Wikimedia CommonsBarrington, Illinois
Websitewww.barrington-il.gov

Barrington is part of the Chicago metropolitan area and serves as the hub of activity for the surrounding 90-square-mile (230 km2) region[4] 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".[5]