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Lake County, Illinois


"Lake County's Oldest Village"

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Statistics & Facts

The Illinois state capital is Springfield.
The population of Hainesville is approximately 2,000 (1999), 3597 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 650 (1999), 1223 (2010).
The amount of land area in Hainesville is 4.433 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.017 sq kilometers.
The distance from Hainesville to Washington DC is 651 miles.
The distance to the Illinois state capital is 196 miles. (as the crow flies)
Hainesville is positioned 42.33 degrees north of the equator and 88.06 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Hainesville median income is $ 30,625.
The Hainesville median home price is $ 168,420 (1996).


about 40 miles to Chicago. Here is a map page for the area.
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History & History Related Items

Here is a good history page for Hainesville.

The founding of Hainesville is credited to Elijah M. Haines (1822-1889). He bought a farm here as a young man in 1836. He later surveyed and platted the town in 1846. The village was incorporated on February 26, 1847. Beginning in 1859, he served 8 terms in the State Legislature, and became a most influential member of that group and others.

Hainesville is the oldest incorporated community within Lake County.
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The incorporation of Hainesville


Hainesville City Government

Village of Hainesville
Hainesville Village Board
83 W. Belvidere Rd.
Hainesville, IL 60030
Phone: (847) 223-2032
Fax: (847) 223-2274

The Village is governed by a Board of Trustees which is composed of the Mayor, six Trustees, and Village Clerk. The Mayor and Trustees are elected at large on staggered four-year terms every two years. The Village Clerk is appointed by the Village Board.

Round Lake Park/Hainesville Police Department
Phone: (847) 546-7275
215 Main Street (route 134)
Hainesville, IL

Hainesville Schools

Grayslake Elementary School District #46, Round Lake Unit School District #116, and Grayslake High School District #127 all serve Hainesville. Students living in the western portion of the Village attend Round Lake schools. District #116 has an enrollment of 5,207 students. Students living in the eastern portion of Hainesville attend Grayslake grade schools and District #127 for high school.


College of Lake County

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