Sleepy Hollow is a village in Kane County, located near West Dundee in the Fox River Valley. Developed by a local landowner beginning in the 1950’s, Sleepy Hollow has grown into a community of about 3,000 people, many of whom chose Sleepy Hollow due to its rural appearance, good schools, and convenient location.
|Living in Sleepy Hollow
Sleepy Hollow consists almost entirely of residential areas, with only a few commercial locations along the northern and eastern edges of the village. Sleepy Hollow was developed with the intention of preserving the natural beauty of the area, which is evident today in the village’s winding roads, large trees, and many ponds and lakes.
Sleepy Hollow is served by highly-regarded Community Unit School District 300, with most elementary students attending Sleepy Hollow Elementary School.
Sleepy Hollow residents can enjoy the variety of facilities operated by the Dundee Township Park District, including the Sleepy Hollow Pool, many parks and playgrounds, and two recreation centers.
What to See
Sleepy Hollow is famous for its Halloween celebration, which features hayrides, a massive bonfire, and an appearance from the Headless Horseman. Other popular community events include an annual Easter Egg hunt, the Independence Day parade and a Holiday in the Hollow celebration at Christmas time.
Sleepy Hollow 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 Sleepy Hollow nd the rest of the 6th district by focusing on facts and working to strengthen the community’s schools and economy.