WHERE ARE WE?
We are a small village located in Southeast McHenry, IL county. The closest major intersection is Illinois State Route 31 (North/South) and Illinois State Route 176 (East/West). Neighboring communities include Crystal Lake to the West and South, Burton's Bridge and Island Lake to the East, Cary and Oakwood Hills to the Southeast and McHenry to the North.
TYPE OF GOVERNMENT
We are a Village Government with a Village President and Village Board of Trustees. On the March 16, 2004 election, the Village elected a Home Rule policy.