The Barrington Area Historical Society has documented the first homes in North Barrington at 156 Kimberly (known as the Kimberly House c. 1857), 150 Old Barrington Road (c. 1860) and the Kuhlman House at 615 Miller (c. 1875). The original subdivision in the Honey Lake area was called Biltmore Country Estates and included the Biltmore Country Club. On October 31st 1959, area residents voted to incorporate into the Village of North Barrington. This was the same day as Lake Barrington’s incorporation into a village; they were named the sister villages.
Located in Lake County Illinois, the Village of North Barrington occupies just about 5 square miles of land space and is now home to 3,047 residents. In 1980 the Wynstone community began development as both a golf course and neighborhood of luxury homes in a gated environment. In 1992 the village built a new village hall.
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Living in North Barrington Illinois
Great Schools in North Barrington IL
North Barrington IL is served by Barrington Community School District 220 and Lake Zurich CUSD 95. The dividing line is the township line. Those living in Cuba Township will attend Barrington 220 Schools. Those living in Ela Township attend Lake Zurich Schools. It’s the east part of the village that lies in Ela Township. Learn more about Lake Zurich Schools. Check out their Boundary Map.
Check out the Barrington boundary maps for the answer about which Barrington schools your children will attend for any home you are interested in. You can also search homes by school names but always double check with the administration office as things do change.
North Barrington Golf & Leisure
North Barrington is very much a residential country. Golfers can join The Biltmore Golf Club or The Wynstone Golf Club. There are other golf courses in the Barrington area.
Walkers have no lack of places to hike. Grassy Lake Forest Preserve is the largest open public space. There are two walks, the first is through Leanoard Park, the second through the Biltmore Country Club area close
to Honey Lake.
Then there are the parks: Eton Park, Laferty Park, Leonard Park. Eton Park has been developed with two playgorounds, a basketball court and fields for soccer, baseball and softball. A Gazebo was installed in 2000 with tables for picnics. Other parks remain in their natural state.
The village has a wildlife refuge and Haverton Conservation Area.
Shopping & Eating in North Barrington IL
Lake Zurich is the nearest town for cafes and restaurants, fast food too. Barrington village is another choice, Deer Park and South Barrington a little farther away. North Barrington does not have a shopping mall, again residents are likely to use Barrington and Lake Zurich for their daily needs.
When you’re ready to buy in North Barrington, give Corinne a call at 847-363-3686 or email her and let her know your plans.