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 Main Replacement Project


Our Water Main Replacement project will be starting soon.  Per IEPA guidelines, we must post notice to the Village Residents.  To read the notice on the Village website, you will find it under the Resident tab.  Scroll down to Departments, then Water...

Illinois continued shutdown...


Bear with me, this may be lengthy. I am sure most of you are aware the shutdown for Illinois is being extended until May 31, 2020. A hot topic from yesterdays press conference is the wearing of face masks. Per the Order – a face mask MUST be worn when you...

CARES Act for Small Businesses


CARES Act summary

My link was bad - my apologies.  This should work to link you to the summary of the small business loan/grant monies available.