Located in the Northwest region of Chicagoland, McHenry County offers a change of pace from the urban environment. Easy access via I-90, the county is an exciting, diverse and beautiful region. From galleries to ski jumps, railroad museums to golf courses, all can be found inside McHenry County. Follow the county roads to McHenry County.
McHenry County, Illinois is located approximately 50 miles northwest of Chicago with easy access from I-90. The Fox River Valley and Chain O' Lakes region borders to the east giving way to quaint villages and expansive rolling countryside to the west. The county is traversed by routes 20, 31, 47, 120, 173 and 176 making it a convenient escape from all parts of northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin.
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