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. 



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Level 3 Restrictions for Illinois


Effective Friday, November 20th, 2020 the State of Illinois is inacting new restrictions for the health and safety of its residents.  Please click on the link below to read the new restrictions.

November 16, 2020 Village board Meeting


Due to the spread of COVID 19 in our community, the Village Board meeting for tonight will be held ONLY on ZOOM.  No one will be at the library.  The link for the meeting is available under the Govenment tab, then click agendas.  Below the 2020 Agendas is...

Halloween Trick or Treat


The Downtown Businesses will have their 2nd Annual Trick or Treat event on Oct. 31 from 9AM to noon.  Townwide Trick or Treat times are set for 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM.  PLEASE, only visit houses with their porch light on.  Be Safe and have FUN!