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Hello Buffalo Grove! You were named for Buffalo Creek, which was itself named for bison bones found in the area. Buffalo Grove straddles both Cook County and Lake County.
 


Bufalo Grove and Regional
Municipal(847) 459-2500Village of Buffalo Grove | Contact
Townships (847) 634-4600Vernon Township | Contact
(847) 259-7730Wheeling Township | Contact
Counties (847) 377-2000Lake County | Contact
(312) 443-5500Cook County | Contact

State and National
IL Representative847-478-9909Daniel Didech | News
IL Senator847-623-3006Terry Link | News
US Representative847-383-4870Brad Schneider | News
US Senators 312-353-4952Dick Durbin | News
312-886-3506Tammy Duckworth | News

Community Agencies
Business847-541-7799Buffalo Grove Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce | Directory
Education 847-520-2760Kilmer Elementary School | Snapshot
847-459-0022Ivy hall Elementary School | Snapshot
847-520-2755Longfellow Elementary School | Snapshot
847-955-3500Meridian School | Snapshot
847-634-3144Prairie Elementary School | Snapshot
847-353-5700Pritchett Elementary School | Snapshot
847-955-3600Tripp Elementary School | Snapshot
847-459-6270Saint Mary School
847-353-5500Aptakisic Junior High | Snapshot
847-520-2750Cooper Middle School | Snapshot
847-821-8946Twin Groves Middle School | Snapshot
847-718-4000Buffalo Grove High School | Snapshot
847-415-4000Stevenson High School | Snapshot
Libraries 847-459-4100Indian Trails Library | Management & Board
847-565-6457Vernon Area Library | Management & Board
Parks847-850-2100Buffalo Grove Park District | Staff & Board
Nature 800-870-3666Forest Preserves of Cook County | Departments & Board
847-367-6640Lake County Forest Preserves | Departments & Board

Last update: 04/18/20
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Services
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Public Services In Buffalo Grove



EmergencyDial 9-1-1Other Emergencies-->
FoodFarmers MarketBuffalo Grove Farmers Market -->
Food PantryVernon Township --> | Wheeling Township -->
TaxesEat Out Tax11.00% (Cook) / 9.00% (Lake) -->
Property TaxBuffalo Grove --> | Calculator
Lake County --> | Cook County -->
Sales Tax10.00% (Cook) / 8.00% (Lake) -->
TransportationMetra TrainPrairie View station --> | Buffalo Grove station -->
Pace BusRoutes serving Buffalo Grove -->
SeniorPace Dial-A-Ride | Senior Taxi | Medical Van
TravelPassportVernon Township --> | US Post Office -->

Last update: 08/24/16
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Facts & Figures
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Population~41,000
GeocodingLatitude: 42.1660 / Longitude -87.9618
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Last update: 04/24/20
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History
Buffalo Grove
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History of Buffalo Grove


From LiquiSearch: "The origin of the name "Buffalo Grove" is uncertain, but the traditional account is: "When the English, French, and Pottawatomi Indians were ranging through northeastern Illinois, so were the buffalo."

Also from the 2018 village archive: "The very first pioneers to come to the Buffalo Grove area came from New England around 1834, and stayed for about five years. Many of them had received land grants from the government, and came to settle on their frontier property..."


-- From more about Village of Buffalo Grove  
Last update: 04/15/20
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History of Vernon Township


Vernon TownshipFrom the 2017 township archive: "It was in the spring of 1833 that Captain Daniel Wright settled in Vernon Township. He is noted as the first white settler in Lake County. Prior to that, the only white men were trappers and traders passing through the area..."
-- From Vernon Township  
Last update: 04/24/20
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History of Lake County
Visit Lake County"In the early 1830's, the land that would become Lake County was mostly undeveloped prairie, dotted intermittently with little villages and farming communities of the native Potawatomi..."
-- From Lake County  
Last update: 04/24/20
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History of Cook County
"Cook County was created on January 15, 1831, ... and was named after Daniel Cook, one of the earliest and youngest statesmen in Illinois history..."
-- From more about Cook County  
Last update: 04/24/20
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Illinois Facts
Things to know about Illinois: history, geography, genealogy, economy, population, state symbols, Illinois atlas and other Illinois data.
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Last update: 09/20/14
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Last update: 10/16/09
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