Water Off at Springbrook Trailer Court - April 18, 2019

Due to a major leak water is off for repairs.  Will update when we know more. [more...]


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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Good Friday

Village Hall will be closing at noon on Friday, April 19th in observance of Good Friday.   Lion's Club Easter Egg Hunt is Saturday Morning at 10:00 in Memorial Park (if it is raining, it will be held in the Forreston Grade School gym). Have a sa...

Spring Garage Sales!

Click here to see the flyer.  Dumpster will be be available from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM for residents of the Village of Forreston.

Recent News

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Yard Clean Up Reminder for Spring

(4/10/2019) Please consider the following ordinances as Spring Cleaning begins! 3-1-10: NUISANCES PROHIBITED:  Items are not to be left in the yard, unorganized or unprotected.  This includes lawnmowers, garden tractors, snow blowers, tools, etc.  Item...

Brush Pick Up

(3/28/2019) Brush pick up has started!  Please remember: *limbs should be less than 8 feet in length. *lay limbs parallel to the road for easier pick up. Grass and yard debris are NOT BEING PICKED UP.  You may take these items to the Public Works lot at 40...

Now Available - Pay online!

(7/25/2018) Residents are now able to pay their water and sewer bills and their Village of Forreston Ordinance Fines online through GovPayNet with credit or debit cards.  A nominal card processing fee will be applied to your total charge for this service.