History & Genealogy of
Barrington Township
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Cities & Towns within Barrington Township:



History .....


From the 1901 "Historical Encyclopedia of Illinois":

BARRINGTON, a village located on the northern border of Cook County, and partly in Lake, at the intersection of the Chicago & Northwestern and the Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway, 32 miles northwest of Chicago. It has banks, a local paper, and several cheese factories, being in a dairying district. Population (1890), 848; (1900), 1,162.



Cemeteries .....

Main cemeteries: Barrington Center, Barrington Union, Cady, Deer Grove, Evergreen, St. Paul s, and White. Other cemeteries: Briggs Family, Chunn Burial Ground, David Haeger, Fairfield, Grant, Long Grove, North Northfield, Northfield, Northfield Union, Oakwood, Volo, and Wauconda.



Important Addresses .....

Barrington Area Historical Society
212 W. Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010
847-381-1730

Barrington Courier Review
200 James Street
Barrington, IL 60010
Switchboard: (847) 381-9200
Fax: (847) 381-5840

Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) - Signal Hill Chapter, Barrington
Contact Person: Pat Stude
P.O. Box 1227
Barrington, IL 60010
Email: patstude@aol.com

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