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Encyclopedia > Lake in the Hills, Illinois
Lake in the Hills, Illinois
Location within the Chicago metropolitan area. The Chicago metropolitan area.
Incorporated Village in 1952.
County; State McHenry; Illinois
Township Grafton, Algonquin
Government Council-manager
President Ed Plaza
Population (2000) 23,152 (up 393.34% from 1990)
Pop. density 951.0/km² (2,461.9/mi²)
Zip code(s) 60156
Area code 847 & 224
Land area 24.3 km² (9.4 mi²)
Income Per capita:   $26,239
Household: $73,313
Home value Mean:    $177,691
Median: $166,400
Website www.lith.org
Demographics (Full data)
White Black Hispanic Asian Islander Native Other
91.59% 1.50% 6.31% 3.33% 0.02% 0.14% 1.86%

Lake in the Hills (often abbreviated L.I.T.H.) is a village in McHenry County, Illinois, United States. The population was 23,152 at the 2000 census. A 2006 special census put the village's population at 29,195. Image File history File links US-IL-Chicagoland-Lake_in_the_Hills. ... Image File history File links Chicagoland_Map. ... Chicagoland redirects here. ... A Municipal Corporation is a legal defintion for a local governing body, including (but not necessarily limited to) cities, counties, and towns. ... Masouleh village, Gilan Province, Iran. ... Year 1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... United States of America, showing states, divided into counties. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... McHenry County is located in the U.S. state of Illinois. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Largest metro area Chicago Metropolitan Area Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (140,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... A civil township is a widely-used unit of local government in the United States, subordinate to a county. ... Grafton Township is located in McHenry County, Illinois. ... Algonquin Township is located in McHenry County, Illinois. ... The council-manager government is one of two main variations of representative municipal government in the United States. ... President is a title held by many leaders of organizations, companies, trade unions, universities, and countries. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... The percent sign. ... Year 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 1990 Gregorian calendar). ... Population density per square kilometre by country, 2006 Population density map of the world in 1994. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Mr. ... NANPA redirects here. ... Both area code 847 and area code 224 are part of an overlay plan that covers most of Lake County, the northern part of Cook County, the northern part of Kane County, and a small part of McHenry County in Illinois. ... Income, generally defined, is the money that is received as a result of the normal business activities of an individual or a business. ... The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... USD redirects here. ... The median household income is commonly used to provide data about geographic areas and divides households into two equal segments with the first half of households earning less than the median household income and the other half earning more. ... A real estate appraisal is a service performed, by an appraiser, that develops an opinion of value based upon the highest and best use of real property. ... In mathematics, an average or central tendency of a set (list) of data refers to a measure of the middle of the data set. ... In probability theory and statistics, a median is a type of average that is described as the number dividing the higher half of a sample, a population, or a probability distribution, from the lower half. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos or other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... Demographics refers to selected population characteristics as used in government, marketing or opinion research, or the demographic profiles used in such research. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... McHenry County is located in the U.S. state of Illinois. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Largest metro area Chicago Metropolitan Area Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (140,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The village is most known for its rampant residential growth which occurred most heavily in the 1990s. Once a sleepy lakeside village of cottages and small ranches, its population skyrocketed as developers flocked to the area in the 1990s. Its population increased by 17,000 people (a nearly 400% increase) over this period, making it one of the most rapidly growing suburbs of Chicago and in the United States at that time. At the height of its building boom, the village issued over 1,000 residential building permits in 1995. For the band, see 1990s (band). ... Nickname: Motto: Urbs in Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location in the Chicago metro area and Illinois Coordinates: , Country State Counties Cook, DuPage Settled 1770s Incorporated March 4, 1837 Government  - Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Area  - City  234. ...


In the late 1990's, the village faced the challenge of providing adequate services and infrastructure as well as establishing an identity and community unity, since many community services (Libraries, Schools, Fire Districts) were pre-delegated to neighboring communities like Huntley, Algonquin and Crystal Lake. However, the village continues to expand its resources and community offerings and is also endeavoring to diversify its tax base and provide more commercial and industrial businesses. Huntley is a village located in McHenry County, Illinois and Kane County, Illinois. ... Algonquin is a village located in Kane County, Illinois. ... Crystal Lake is a city located in McHenry County, Illinois. ...


Lake in the Hills Airport, convenient shopping and entertainment along Randall Road, low crime, well-kept neighborhoods, abundant community activities, and an excellent parks system helps the village continue to maintain an excellent reputation and a place that people want to continue to live in or visit.




Lake in the Hills Airport (IATA: 3ck)is located at located at 8407 Pyott Road in Lake in the Hills, Illinois. ... Randall Road is a major north-south road in McHenry and Kane County, Illinois. ...

Contents

Geography

Location of Lake in the Hills, Illinois

Lake in the Hills is located at 42°11′12″N, 88°20′51″W (42.186729, -88.347429).GR1 Image File history File links ILMap-doton-LakeInTheHills. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 25.0 km² (9.6 mi²). 24.3 km² (9.4 mi²) of it is land and 0.6 km² (0.2 mi²) of it (2.39%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 23,152 people, 7,652 households, and 6,297 families residing in the village. The population density was 951.0/km² (2,461.9/mi²). There were 7,866 housing units at an average density of 323.1/km² (836.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the village was 91.59% White, 1.50% African American, 0.14% Native American, 3.33% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.86% from other races, and 1.56% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.31% of the population. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 7,652 households out of which 51.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.4% were married couples living together, 6.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.7% were non-families. 13.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 1.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.03 and the average family size was 3.35. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the village the population was spread out with 33.4% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 44.5% from 25 to 44, 13.4% from 45 to 64, and 3.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 100.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.8 males.


The median income for a household in the village was $73,313, and the median income for a family was $76,921. Males had a median income of $51,598 versus $34,449 for females. The per capita income for the village was $26,239. About 1.6% of families and 2.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.3% of those under age 18 and 0.9% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Neighborhoods

Aside from the village's older section, the village has developed several neighborhoods, especially due to the rise of subdivisions in the village over the past 15 years. Image File history File links Question_book-3. ...

  • Cunat Court is a neighborhood on the village's eastern side, just west of Pyott Road. It includes 3-story condominium buildings and a neighborhood recreational center and pool.
  • Boulder Ridge is a gated community in the central section of town, north of Algonquin Road, south of Miller Road and east of Frank Road. It features mansions worth between $400,000 and $1,000,000. It also includes the village's only 18 hole golf course, and an immaculate country club which is a popular spot for banquets. On the west side of Frank Road, is the child development "The Lakes of Boulder Ridge", which offers a 9-hole golf course, scenic setting, and expensive duplex homes.
  • Big Sky and Harvest Gate are neighborhoods just west of Randall Road and south of Miller Road, just east of Boulder Ridge. They are some of the village's first actual subdvisions and were built by the same developer, Town and Country Homes. Woods Creek divides them. Big Sky Park, the new Lake in the Hills Village Hall, and Lincoln Prairie Elementary School are all located within these neighborhoods.
  • Spring Lake Farm (north) is a subdivision south of Miller Road, west of Frank Road. It was also among the village's first subdivisions, built circa early 1990s, by Sundance Homes and Americana Homes. It includes both single-family and multi-family homes.
  • Spring Lake Farm is a single-family home subdivision built by Sundance Homes on Algonquin Road, west of Lakewood. It was the village's first subdivision west of Lakewood Road. Homes in this neighborhood are valued generally in the $200K range.
  • Bellchase is a neighborhood built by Sundance Homes on the village's only parcel south of Algonquin Road. This neighborhood features Bellchase Commons, LeRoy Guy Park, and a full range of homes, from 2- and 3-bedroom townhomes and smaller 2-story homes to large 4- and 5-bedroom homes. Townhomes in this neighborhood are valued from the high $100s, single-family homes are priced from the mid $200's to the high $300s.
  • Sumner Glen and Provence are neighborhoods built by Town and Country Homes. They are located along the western side of Lakewood Road from Algonquin Road to Miller Road. Normandy Park and a natural swampland along Reed Road serve as this area's centerpiece. Provence features slightly smaller homes, including both ranches and two-stories, valued generally in the $200K range. Sumner Glen features more expensive homes, some with 5-6 bedrooms, valued generally in the $300K range.
  • Heron Bay is a small neighborhood featuring slightly upscale homes starting in the low $300's. It backs up to the Exner Marsh and features a very large pond with multiple fountains.
  • Meadowbrook is the village's most expansive neighborhood. Located in the northwest part of the village, along Miller, Lakewood, and Haligus Roads, it is anchored by Sunset Park and features several smaller neighborhoods within. Impressions is a townhome community, Summit Ridge is a small neighborhood of exclusive McMansion-style homes, Sunrise and Drake Park are moderately priced neighborhoods featuring one and two story homes, and Regatta is a neighborhood featuring smaller one-story and two-story homes. Concord Hills, however, was the first community and is located just east of Lakewood Road, north of Miller Road.
  • At the southeast corner of Lakewood and Ackman Roads is the Cheswick Place subdivision, which is currently under construction. The neighborhood will consist of over 100 single family homes, fronted by retail and small office buildings. An assisted-living facility may also front the development.
  • Fox Ridge Farm, a planned subdivision of potentially 200-300 homes located on the village's western fringe along Illinois Route 47, is currently under development review. Once constructed, it will likely be the last major subdivision developed in the village, as Lake in the Hills has become landlocked by other municipalities.

Entrance to a guard-gated community (Paradise Village Grand Marina Villas, Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico). ... Randall Road is a major north-south road in McHenry and Kane County, Illinois. ... A street of British Victorian/Edwardian terraced homes. ... See also U.S. 45 Illinois Route 47 is a rural north-south state highway that runs from the Wisconsin state border at Wisconsin State Highway 120 near Hebron, to Illinois Route 10, just south of Interstate 72 near Seymour. ...

Education

The village is served by four school districts. Consolidated School District 158 serves a majority of the village, covering its densely populated western half. School District 300 serves the older sections of town on the eastern side, and Elementary School District 47 and Community High School District 155 serve the a small portion of the central sections of the village. The old logo of Consolidated School District 158 Community Consolidated School District 158 is a school district in Illinois. ... The logo of District 47. ... The logo of District 155. ...


Elementary Schools serving Lake in the Hills include:

  • Lake in the Hills Elementary School serves students residing on the eastern side of town
  • Lincoln Prairie Elementary School serves students residing in District 300 boundaries in the central sections of town near Randall Road.
  • Glacier Ridge Elementary School and Indian Prairie Elementary School (in Crystal Lake, Illinois) serves students residing in District 47 boundaries in the central sections of town along Miller Road.
  • May Chesak and Hannah Martin Elementary Schools serve students residing in District 158 boundaries on the western side of town, along the Lakewood Road corridor. They are located in the Reed Road Campus.
  • Mackeben and Marion Conley Elementary Schools serve students residing in District 158 boundaries on the southwest side of town (generally the Bellchase neighborhood). They are located on the Square Barn Road Campus in Algonquin, IL

Middle Schools serving Lake in the Hills include: Randall Road is a major north-south road in McHenry and Kane County, Illinois. ... Crystal Lake is a city located in southeastern McHenry County in northeastern Illinois. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Largest metro area Chicago Metropolitan Area Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (140,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... May Chesak Elementary School is an elementary school, that is part of Consolidated School District 158, and is located in Lake in the Hills, Illinois. ... Martin Elementary School is an elementary school, that is part of Consolidated School District 158, and is located in Lake in the Hills, Illinois. ... Mackeben Elementary School is an elementary school, that is part of Consolidated School District 158, and is located in Algonquin, Illinois. ... Marion Conley Elementary School is an elementary school, that is part of Consolidated School District 158, and is located in Algonquin, Illinois. ... Algonquin is a village located in Kane County, Illinois. ...

High Schools serving Lake in the Hills include: Algonquin is a village located in Kane County, Illinois. ... Leon J. Lundahl Middle School, commonly referred to as LMS, is a middle school in Crystal Lake, Illinois. ... There are several places named Crystal Lake in the United States: Crystal Lake, Nevada County, California Crystal Lake, Connecticut Crystal Lake, Polk County, Florida Crystal Lake in Washington County, Florida Crystal Lake, Illinois Crystal Lake, Iowa Crystal Lake, Vermont near Barton, Vermont Crystal Lake, Barron County, Wisconsin Crystal Lake, Marquette... Henry Marlowe Middle School is a grade 6-8 middle school, that is part of Consolidated School District 158, and is located in Huntley, Illinois. ... Bernice Heinemann Middle School is a grade 6-8 middle school, that is part of Consolidated School District 158, and is located in Algonquin, Illinois. ... Algonquin is a village located in Kane County, Illinois. ...

All three high schools are in the Fox Valley Conference and are major rivals of each other. Huntley High School is a rapidly growing grade 9-12 high school serving the entire Consolidated School District 158 area, which includes all of Huntley, and portions of Lake in the Hills, Algonquin, and other surrounding communities and rural areas. ... Huntley is a village located in McHenry County, Illinois and Kane County, Illinois. ... Harry D. Jacobs High School (commonly referred to as Jacobs, HDJ, or JHS) is a public high school for students in grades 9 through 12 located in Algonquin, Illinois serving students from the Village of Algonquin and its surrounding areas, including students of Carpentersville, Gilberts, and Lake in the Hills... Algonquin is a village located in Kane County, Illinois. ... Crystal Lake South High School, often referred to as South or CLS, is one of three high schools in Crystal Lake, Illinois, and has a body of 1916 students. ... There are several places named Crystal Lake in the United States: Crystal Lake, Nevada County, California Crystal Lake, Connecticut Crystal Lake, Polk County, Florida Crystal Lake in Washington County, Florida Crystal Lake, Illinois Crystal Lake, Iowa Crystal Lake, Vermont near Barton, Vermont Crystal Lake, Barron County, Wisconsin Crystal Lake, Marquette... The Fox Valley Conference is an IHSA recognized high school extra-curricular conference including the following schools, generally located in the northern part of the Fox River basin in Illinois. ...


Huntley Public Library serves residents in the western sections of the village while Algonquin Public Library serves residents in the eastern sections of the village.


McHenry County College in Crystal Lake, IL and Elgin Community College in Elgin, IL are the community colleges that serve the village. McHenry County College is a Community College in Crystal Lake, Illinois, that was founded in 1967. ... Crystal Lake is a city located in McHenry County, Illinois. ... Elgin Community College is a post secondary educational institution which awards Associate of Arts degrees. ... Elgin (pronounced [ˈɛldʒɪn] (IPA)) is a city located on the Fox River mainly in Kane County, Illinois, with a portion also in Cook County, Illinois. ...


Achievements

Lincoln Prairie Elementary School wasIllinois School District 300's highest-scoring elementary school in the 2006 Iowa Test of Basic Skills (school evaluation tests). The Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS) are a set of standardized tests given annually to school students in the United States. ...


Recreation

Lake in the Hills Village Seal

Even though Huntley Park District serves the village's western parts, Lake in the Hills maintains its own park and recreation department within village limits and provides immense programs and diverse types of parks and recreational areas. Significant recreational areas include: Image File history File links LITHseal. ... Image File history File links LITHseal. ...

  • Sunset Park, one of the village's largest parks located on Miller Road on the western side of the village. The park features several baseball and softball fields, soccer fields, playground equipment, picnic shelters, tennis courts, a basketball court, a gazebo, and a skate park. This is also the site of one of the village's famous summer activities, the Summer Sunset Fest held over Labor Day weekend.
  • Bark Park, located just west of Sunset, is one of the area's only dog parks and serves registered users in the village as a place for their dogs to run and interact with each other.
  • Leroy Guy Park, located in the Bellchase neighborhood on the village's southwest side on Lakewood Road, features several ballfields, playground equipment, tennis and basketball courts, and a picnic shelter.
  • Exner Marsh is a recreational area operated by the McHenry County Conservation District on the village's western side which has a decent trail system, public washrooms, tallgrass prairies, lakes and swampland, and significant stands of trees. It features one of the state of Illinois' few groups of Blanding's turtles.
  • Boulder Ridge Golf Course and Country Club is a public golf course located in the village's most expensive neighborhood in the central part of town.
  • Big Sky Park is a park located between two neighborhoods, just west of Randall Road.
  • The Lake in the Hills Fen is a 260-acre natural prairie and recreational area on the village's northeast side of town off Pyott Road. It features immense tallgrass prairie and hundreds of species of wildlife, many of them considered to be rare or endangered.
  • Woods Creek Lake is the village's lake located in the eastern part of town. It includes several beaches, boat launches, and adjacent recreational areas. The village's oldest homes, several of them cottages, are grouped around this lake.
  • The Woods Creek is the creek which flows into the Lake in the Hills. It flows through areas just west of Randall Road and its valley and adjacent shrubbery provides scenic views of the village's neighborhoods, even from a distance.
  • Ken Carpenter Park
  • Ryder Park
  • Morningside Park
  • Barbara Key Park

Official language(s) English[1] Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Largest metro area Chicago Metropolitan Area Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (140,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... Randall Road is a major north-south road in McHenry and Kane County, Illinois. ... Randall Road is a major north-south road in McHenry and Kane County, Illinois. ...

Shopping

The village is located along the northern fringe of the Randall Road corridor, one of the most sought-after retail corridors in Chicagoland. As a result, the village has a good portion of its retail in this section. The village's other major retail area is along Algonquin Road. Randall Road is a major north-south road in McHenry and Kane County, Illinois. ... Chicagoland is an informal name for the Chicago metropolitan area, used primarily by copywriters, advertising agencies, native residents, and traffic reporters. ...

  • The Centre is a shopping center located at the northeast corner of Randall and Algonquin. It features Dominick's Finer Foods, Kerasotes Lake in the Hills 12 Movie Theater, Bank of America, Tommy's Red Hots, Steak and Shake, Taco Bell, White Castle, Applebee's, Hollywood Video, GameCrazy, Noodles and Company, Funky Munky, WineStyles, Starbucks, Einstein Bros. Bagels, GNC, H & R Block, Coldstone Creamery, Chen King Wok, Reese's Restaurant, Home State Bank, a daycare center, and several smaller shops.
  • Acorn Plaza includes Ace Hardware, Fast Frame, and Papa Saverio's Pizza.
  • Randall Plaza is a shopping center located at the northwest corner of Randall and Algonquin. It is anchored by Walgreens and Blockbuster Video. Sears Hardware recently vacated the site, but was recently converted into a multi-tenant building featuring Sherwin Williams, Loves Liquor, and Murray Auto Parts. Other stores include Let's Travel, Hair Cuttery, Cigarettes Cheaper, Currency Exchange, and RadioShack
    Bellchase Commons, located on the village's west-side, is just one of many shopping centers serving the Lake in the Hills community.
    Bellchase Commons, located on the village's west-side, is just one of many shopping centers serving the Lake in the Hills community.
  • An unnamed center located just north of Randall Plaza includes Govnor's Pub, Costco, Lowe's, Athletico, a coffee house, LaSalle Bank, Bakers Square, Chase Bank, and Arby's.
  • An older shopping center located just north of Algonquin Road features a Citgo gas station, Lily Garden restaurant, Lake in the Hills Bank, Pizza Hut express, Tacos El Norte, and smaller stores.
  • Bellchase Commons, located at the southeast corner of Algonquin Road and Lakewood Road is a neighborhood center serving the village's western residents. It includes a 7-Eleven / Citgo, Lake in the Hills Bank West, La Petite Children's Academy, Alfredo's Pizza, H & R Block, Bistro Wasabi, Dairy Queen, Taylor Stevens Salon and Day Spa, Butcher on the Block, a dental office, Hometown Eyecare, a State Farm Insurance agent, and other smaller stores.

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Community Activities and Traditions

  • The Lake in the Hills Air Expo is a festival held on a Saturday in the middle of June. It includes a variety of aircraft, utilizing Lake in the Hills Airport and flying over the village, giving spectators and residents alike a taste of aircraft over the past century, especially including World War II-era aircraft.
  • Rockin' Rotary Ribfest is a village event showcasing food, live music, and more, held at the village's Sunset Park in early July.
  • Summer Sunset Festival is the village's main festival. Held at Sunset Park on the village's west side, it features live music, food, a carnival, and a fireworks display. It is usually held on Labor Day weekend.
  • The village has always been a main participant in National Night Out and uses this as an opportunity for positive resident-police interaction, community block parties, and other activities to encourage community and prevent crime
  • Summer Sunset Idol, a spinoff of American Idol, which allows aspiring amateur performers to showcase their talents. There are three rounds, spread out over the summer at the village's main summer events.
  • Community Oriented Police Programs
  • A number of concerts held throughout the year at a small amphitheater near Village Hall.
  • Youth athletic programs such as the Lake In the Hills/Algonquin Falcons youth football and cheerleading program, Golden Eagles Wrestling club, Algonquin/Lake In The Hills youth soccer league, the Lake In The Hills Youth Baseball League, and the Lake In The Hills Eagles Traveling baseball team.

Lake in the Hills Airport (IATA: 3ck)is located at located at 8407 Pyott Road in Lake in the Hills, Illinois. ... National Night Out is a community-police partnership held the first Tuesday of every August since 1984 sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch in the United States and Canada. ... AMERICAN IDOL HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO DEATH OF SIMON ...

Transportation

  • The village of Lake in the Hills owns and operates Lake in the Hills Airport, a general aviation airport serving the greater McHenry County area. It is located on Pyott Road in the far northern reaches of the village.
  • Randall Road, a major four-lane county highway, is the primary north-south highway in the Village. It is known as the major divider separating the old part (or "East Side" of Lake in the Hills) from the newer part (or "West Side") of the Village. Randall Road contains the bulk of the village's retail and restaurants and traffic on the corridor averages 50,000 vehicles per day.
  • Algonquin Road is the primary east-west artery in the Village. It is also the dividing line separating Lake in the Hills from nearby Algonquin. This county highway will soon also be four lanes for the entire length of the Village when a widening project is completed by the end of 2007. Both residential areas and retail areas can be found along the road.
  • Lakewood Road is a north-south county-highway on the Village's western side. It is two lanes with left and right turn lanes. Several of the village's subdivisions can be found along the road, in addition to the Exner Marsh conservation area.
  • Miller Road is an east-west village road. The entire stretch of road is lined with subdivisions. Sunset Park can also be found on the road, which winds through the Meadowbrook subdivision in the western part of the Village. The road is slated to be expanded westward to Illinois Route 47 in the near future.
  • Pyott Road is a county highway which runs north-south through the eastern part of the Village. Lake in the Hills Aiprort, the Lake in the Hills Fen, residential areas, and industrial businesses can all be found along the road.
  • Illinois Route 31 is a state highway which runs north-south along the village's eastern limits. Much of the village's parcels along this highway are industrial areas.
  • Other important roads in the village include Crystal Lake Road, Hilltop Road, Oak Street, Frank Road, Reed Road, Albrecht Road, Annandale Drive, Ackman Road, and Haligus Road.

Lake in the Hills Airport (IATA: 3ck)is located at located at 8407 Pyott Road in Lake in the Hills, Illinois. ... Randall Road is a major north-south road in McHenry and Kane County, Illinois. ... Incorporated Village in 1890. ... See also U.S. 45 Illinois Route 47 is a rural north-south state highway that runs from the Wisconsin state border at Wisconsin State Highway 120 near Hebron, to Illinois Route 10, just south of Interstate 72 near Seymour. ... See also U.S. 30 Illinois Route 31 is a north-south state road in northeastern Illinois, United States. ...

Notable Residents

Lake in the Hills was the hometown of:

  • Joe Becker, Musician/guitarist.
  • Josh Caterer, a singer/songwriter, guitarist, and frontman for the influential indie-rock band the Smoking Popes.

This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Josh Caterer (circa 2005): Chicago-area singer, songwriter and frontman for the Smoking Popes Josh Caterer (b. ... Smoking Popes is an American rock group from the northwest suburbs of Chicago, Illinois, formed in 1991. ...

External links

Coordinates: 42.186729° N 88.347429° W Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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