About Barrington Hills

The Village of Barrington Hills

The Village of Barrington Hills is located 40 miles northwest of Chicago, spanning approximately 29 square miles.

Barrington Hills is an affluent community located about an hour away from the city of Chicago. Nestled among winding roads, trees, and rolling hills, residents experience the best of both country and suburban living. Large properties ranging from one to 10+ acres give residents more freedom to live how they want – raising their own animals, growing flower and vegetable gardens, keeping horses – and much more.

With over 4,722 acres of forest preserve in Barrington Hills alone, residents have many opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors — biking, running, hiking, riding horse trails and more. This outdoor lifestyle is combined with aspects of modern day suburban living as well with top-notch schools, country clubs, and nearby shopping, dining and entertainment opportunities.

The community is also known for its strong commitment to philanthropy and giving back, boasting some of the top non-profit groups and organizations in the Chicagoland area.

Village Stats

Feet of Shoreline of the Fox River

# of Homes

Total Population (2020 Census)

Dollars – Median Home Value (Zillow)


Top Ranked Schools

Barrington School District 220 schools rank among the top performing schools in Chicagoland area and across the country! Over 85 percent of the District 220 teaching staff have a Masters or Doctorate degree.

An Active Community

Barrington Hills offers distinctive secluded country living, with plenty of room in which residents can pursue their passions – from hobby farming to equestrian activities. People who live here value the natural environment that surrounds them and actively engage in conservation projects. The Village also plays host to many charitable events, as residents donate time and money to a diverse range of causes.