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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Water Service Line Inspection for Lead incoming water line.

(2/5/2019) The Village is applying for a grant to replace lead water service lines, which many areas of town have.  If we receive this grant, the IEPA will fund the replacement cost at a full 100%.  One of the criteria the Village needs to meet is to check t...

Lottery Notice for Ballot Placement

(12/20/2018) Notice is hereby given that lotteries will be conducted on Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at 9:00 AM at the Forreston Village Hall 102 S Walnut Avenue, Forreston, Illinois to determine the ballot placement for those petitions that were filed simultaneously at...

2018 Christmas in the Country

(12/7/2018) Christmas in the Country will be December 7 & 8! Please see our events page to view the full flyer as well as the Door Decorating contest application.