Exploring Algonquin

Algonquin is a village in McHenry and Kane counties, Illinois, in the United States. It is a suburb of Chicago, located approximately 40 miles northwest of the Loop. The population is right around 30,897.  The median income in Algonquin, IL is $106,868 and the median home value is $266,564.

 

Often referred to as the “Gem of the Fox River Valley,” Algonquin is nestled in the foothills of the Fox River Valley.  Algonquin Commons is an outdoor shopping mall, or lifestyle center, located along Randall Road in Algonquin.  With over 60 shops and 7 dining choices, people LOVE spending time here.   Voted one of the best shopping centers for McHenry and Kane County, there is a little bit of everything here.  There 7 dining options, over 50 national stores, fitness, furniture, and plenty of entertainment!

 

There are many who are choosing to retire in the area. There are 20 independent living communities in the area.  If you are looking for a Senior Living community you may want to check out Clarendale of Algonquin Village-Style Retirement Living.  Clarendale of Algonquin is an all-new senior living community offering various lifestyle choices—independent living, assisted living, and memory care.  Click Here for more information!  If you would like additional information on surrounding communities please click Here.

FUN FACT

In its early years, residents of the village had difficulty finding a name. Denny’s Ferry, Cornish Ferry, Cornishville, and Osceola were all considered.

 

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