New Resident Resources

Welcome to the Village of Forreston.  Life here is enhanced by the preservation of our local history and the enjoyment of today.  Our community combines agriculture, industry, history, civic activities, recreation and countless other events for a wholesome and fulfilled lifestyle, making it an ideal place to raise a family and grow your business.

The following information should help ease the transition of moving into the area for new residents.


Electric Service

Sanitation & Recycling

Chamber of Commerce

Water Utilities

Local Schools

Internet Providers

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I sign up to receive Alerts and News & Notices?

Simply click the "Sign Up for Alerts" button located ……fill out the brief form with your preferred contact information and click submit

Where do I go to vote?

All elections are conducted by Ogle County.  If you need to register to vote you do so at Village Hall.   If you would like to vote early, you will need to go to the Ogle County Court house.  Please contact them for early voting hours (815-732-1110).  Elections for Forreston Pricinct 1, Forreston Precinct 2, and Baileyville are held at the Forreston Township building (104 E State St - the corner of North Walnut and E State Street). Voting hours are 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM on Election Day.