South Barrington is a village in the northwestern part of Cook County, south of Barrington and northwest of Hoffman Estates. The population of South Barrington in 2016 was nearly 5,000.
|Living in South Barrington
Students living in South Barrington attend Barrington Unit School District 220. Two highly-rated elementary schools, Grove Avenue Elementary and Barbara B. Rose Elementary, are located within South Barrington itself. Students in South Barrington attend Barrington High School, recently named as one of the top 20 public high schools in Illinois.
Famous residents of South Barrington have included
Walter Payton, hall of fame running back for the Chicago Bears and Mike Singletary, hall of fame linebacker and coach for several NFL teams.
What to See
The Arboretum of South Barrington is an open air shopping mall with a lush tree and garden landscape. It is an upscale mix of shops, restaurants and entertainment.
South Barrington is the home of the Willow Creek Community Church, one of the largest churches in the U.S, covering 155 acres with an average of 26,000 attendees.
Nature lovers will enjoy Paul Douglas Forest Preserve, which provides a great location for bird watching and hiking. Also worth visiting are the New Community Park and Marvin Dunteman Park.
Portions of South Barrington are in Illinois’ 8th congressional district, while other areas of the village are in the 6th district.
In the 8th district, Jitendra Diganvker (R) is running against the incumbent, Raja Krishnamoorthi (D), who won the seat in 2016.
In the 6th district, Sean Casten is running against the incumbent Peter Roskam, who has held 6th district congressional seat since 2006.
Sean is committed to serving South Barrington and the rest of the 6th district by focusing on facts and working to strengthen the community’s schools and economy.