Inverness is a village in suburban Cook County, bordering Palatine, Barrington, and Hoffman Estates. Inverness is known as quiet, residential community with attractive homes. It ranks 63rd on the list of highest-income places in the U.S.
|Living in Inverness
Students in Inverness are served by Barrington Elementary and High School District 220, Palatine Elementary School District 15, and Township High School District 211, and Harper Community College. Parochial schol options include the Holy Family Catholic Academy.
US Route 14 provides a direct driving route from Inverness to downtown Chicago. Residents can also travel downtown by train via the nearby Palatine and Barrington Metra stations.
Inverness is home to a garden club that was established in 1940, as well as a village book cub that was established in 1954.
What to See
The iconic four silos and the building which is now used as Inverness Village Hall was once used as a lookout tower by notorious prohibition gangster Al Capone, as the facility provided a good view of the nearby railroad tracks. Bootlegger Roger Touhy also used the building as a hideout and storage site.
The beautiful Inverness Golf Club was first established in the 1920s as a retreat for employees of the Cudahy Packing Company. Besides its scenic views and challenging golf course, the classic club boasts gourmet dining, modern tennis courts, and a swimming facility.
Inverness is contained entirely within Illinois’ 6th congressional district.
In 2018, Sean Casten is running against the incumbent Peter Roskam, who has held the 6th district congressional seat since 2007.
Sean is committed to serving Inverness and the rest of the 6th district by focusing on facts and working to strengthen the community’s schools and economy.