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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. 

Upcoming Events

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Town wide garage sales will be the first weekend in May.  You are responsible for your own advertising.  If you would like your sale to be put on a list/map for the weekend, please contact the Village Hall by Monday, May 1st.

Get your Spring Cleaning done! Items may be brought to the Public Works Department located at 206 South Ash Avenue between 7:00 AM and 4:00 PM on Friday, May 19th, and Saturday, May 20th. See Clean Up Day flyer on the Sanitation and Recycling Page for ...

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Recent News

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Town wide Garage Sales

(5/4/2017) Town wide garage sales will be the first weekend in May. You are responsible for your own advertising. If you would like your sale to be put on a list/map for the weekend, please contact Village Hall by Monday, May 1st. 

Forreston Clean Up Days

(4/5/2017) Get your Spring Cleaning done! Items may be brought to the Public Works Department located at 206 South Ash Avenue between 7:00 AM and 4:00 PM on Friday, May 19th, and Saturday, May 20th. See the Clean Up flyer on the Sanitation and Recycling page for accep...

Planning Commission Member needed

(3/22/2017) The Village of Forreston's Planning Commission is seeking a new member.  The Planning Commission is comparable to a Zoning Board of Appeals and does not meet regularly.   When needed, they are called together to discuss and vote on variances for b...