Vernon Hills Real Estate

logoVernon Hills is an affluent northern suburb of Chicago in Lake County.  Vernon Hills serves as a retail hub for its surrounding area. The land that was to become Vernon Hills, founded by Richard Theodore Freese, Ron Freese, and Jim Carswell, began with the establishment of a 200-acre farm in 1851. Use of the land remained relatively static until the 1950s, when part of it was purchased for a residential community and golf course; the development was the first use of the name “Vernon Hills.” On June 16, 1958, the village officially incorporated with 123 residents and 125 houses in a single subdivision built by Quinn Hogan and Barney Loeb. By 1980, the village’s population had grown to almost 10,000 residents, and by 2000, it had surpassed 20,000.

 

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    Vernon Hills Quick Facts

     Aspen Pointe  Emergency
     Augusta Green  911
     Bay Tree  Fire
     Bayhill  Countryside – 847-367-5511
     Beaver Creek  Lincolnshire – 847-634-2512
     Cambridge Heights  Police
     Carriages of Grosse Pointe  847-362-4449
     Centennial Crossing  Village Hall
     Century Park  847-367-3700
     Country Club Estates  Township
     Court of Shorewood  847-634-4600
     Cypress Pointe  Lake County
     Deerpath   847-377-2000
     Georgetown Square   Post Office
     Greggs Landing  847-566-3901
     Grosse Pointe  Park District
     Grosse Pointe Circle  Sullivan Community Center – 847-996-6800
     Grosse Pointe Village  Lakeview – 847-996-6330
     Hawthorn Club   Library
     Inverness  Lincolnshire – 847-634-3650
     Lake Park Manor  Aspen – 847-362-2330
     Lakewood Villas  Cook Memorial – 847-362-2330
     Menconis Villas  Hospital
     Muirfield Village  Northshore – 847-941-7600
     New Century Town  Advocate Condell – 847-362-2900
     Oakmont  Train
     Olde Grove Farm  Metra – 847-367-3700
     Pebble Beach  Gas
     Pine Valley  North Shore – 866-556-6004
     Pinehurst  Electric
     Plymouth Farms  ComEd – 800-334-7661
     Port Clinton Place  Water
     River Glen  847-377-7500
     Riveria Estates  Refuse
     Royal Birkdale  Advanced Disposal Service – 847-623-3870
     Royal St George  Phone
     Royal Troon  AT&T – 800-244-4444
     Saddlebrook  Cable 
     Saint Andrews  Comcast – 866-594-1234
     Sanctuary Point
     Sarahs Glen
     Sawgrass  School Districts
     Shadow Creek  Hawthorn District 73
     Stone Fence Farms  847-990-4200 www.hawthorn73.org/
     Sugar Creek
     The Pointe  District 128
     The Willows  847-932-2000 www.d128.org/
     Torrey Pines
     Turtle Bay
     Villas By The Lake
     West Pointe  Community Links
     Westwood  Village of Vernon Hills
     Woodbine  Vernon Hills Park District
     Writer Estates  Vernon Hills Golf Club