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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Farmer's Market

Forreston's Farmers' Market will start Friday, June 21st.  It will run each Friday, weather permitting, through October.  Do you have home grown or hand made items?  Would you like to join our Market?  Contact Village Hall at 815-938-240...

The Fall Garage Sales are coming up!  Let us know your sale dates and times and we will compile a list.  All information received by 10 AM on September 3 will be included on the list and posted online with your location, date and open times online...

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.