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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Snow is on the way!


REMINDER TO RESIDENTS:  The Village has an odd/even parking ordinance.  The Village also requires all sidewalks be shoveled and snow should NOT be pushed into the road.

CLOSED Monday, December 9th


Village Hall will be closed on Monday, December 9th.  

Other Holiday closure dates are:  December 24 & 25 and January 1st.  (We may sneak out early in the office on the 31st if it isn't busy...)   As always, for non emergency police issues call...

Census Bureau is hiring!


There will be an Applicant Day on Thursday, August 29th at the Forreston Public Library from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM.  If you are looking for part time work, PLEASE stop in and fill out an application!