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Barrington IL Homes - History and Style
If you don't live locally but are considering Barrington as a destination to move to you can view all the homes for sale here. As a community Barrington Illinois has quite the variety of home choices and we hope this article helps you appreciate why the Village of Barrington might be the right place for you to decide to call it home.
History of Barrington HomesBack in the mid 1800's when Barrington was first starting to develop into a village the homes were typically log style. It was known as Barrington Station. The attraction of a train station at the center attracted people to the area and it was a great place to move to with stores opening. People that became wealthy during the 1920's gravitated to Barrington Station. Growth slowed down during hard times but resumed in the 1950's and on with the post war baby boom and Chicago's suburban expansion building what is now known as Barrington proper. The population of Barrington proper is just over 10,300 about a quarter of the population of all the Barrington's combined.
Barrington homes are generally focused around the center of the village with some in un-incorporated Barrington on the outskirts. Barrington expanded the footprint over 100 ... more
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