Village of Forreston... A Place to Call Home!

The Village of Forreston is located in Forreston Township, in the northwest corner of Ogle County.  It is about 12 miles south of Freeport and 20 miles north of Dixon which provides diverse attractions, shopping, theaters, and recreational activities.  Forreston is located in a rich agricultural area.  Forreston is a small town with beautiful old store front businesses, good schools, and affordable housing. 



Upcoming Events

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The Forreston Lions Club is sponsoring the Summer Swimming program for children entering 2nd grade through those entering 8th grade. Vans and cars will be provided to transport children from Forreston to the Polo Pool and back. Permission slips for each chi...

Events begin Friday afternoon with a Community Picnic at Memorial Park Friday at 5 PM and run through Sunday morning with a Community Breakfast and Church Service.  Please go to the VISITOR tab and click on SAUERKRAUT DAYS 2018 for the flyer of events.

Recent News

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Brush Pick Up

(5/1/2018) Brush pick up will begin the first Monday in May (May 7th) and will continue on the 1st and 3rd Monday's of each month WEATHER PERMITTING.  Please trim limbs in 6-8 foot lengths and lay branches parallel to the road for easier pick up.  This is br...

Water Bills

(3/20/2017) Water bills are ALWAYS due on the 15th of the month.  If you are late paying your bill, there is a $10 fee.  If you have questions about your bill, please call our office at 815-938-2400 Monday through Thursday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.  You can al...

Need Help with City Services Schedule?

(3/20/2017) The Village of Forreston does not have a garbage contract.  You must contact Moring Disposal for garbage pick up.  Pick up is Wednesday morning - early.  We suggest you put garbage out the night before.