Welcome to Buffalo Grove
Buffalo Grove lies about 30 miles northwest of Downtown Chicago.] As of the 2020 Census, Buffalo Grove has a population of over 43,000. It totals 9.6 square miles of land, with the top three-quarters in Lake County and the bottom quarter in Cook County.
Nearly all schools in Buffalo Grove have achieved commendable status or received awards from the state in the 21st century. The village features dozens of recreational facilities, parks, and festivals, including a months-long Farmers' market, two golf courses, and popular Buffalo Grove Days.
Forest preserves and Nature trails
Buffalo Creek Nature preserve
The trails run through open areas within the preserve, crossing several creeks, skirting the reservoir, and traversing restored prairie.
Des Plaines River trail
The Des Plaines River Trail in Lake County extends 31 miles from just south of the Illinois-Wisconsin border to Lake Cook Road, where it connects to the Cook County Forest Preserve section. The trail is part of the Des Plaines River Greenway, a chain of 10 forest preserves along the river
Buffalo Grove Golf Course
Operates one of the finest “all grass” driving ranges in the area. This golf course has a 22-station range with yardage markers of 75yds./ 100yds./150yds./200yds. Some of the additional practice amenities include large putting green, chipping green, and sand bunker.
A fun indoor go-kart racing facility. Perfect for groups who want to come in and experience the competition, thrills, adrenaline, and excitement or racing.
Buffalo Grove has four private schools, over ten public schools, and one public high school.
- Cable and Internet
- AT&T TV, Internet & Phone services - (800) 288-2020
- Xfinity by Comcast TV, Internet & Phone services800.Xfinity
- Electric - ComEd at 800.Edison1 - (800) 334-7661
- Water and Sewer - call the Village of Buffalo Grove’s Water Billing Department at (847) 459-2515.
- Natural Gas
- Refuse and Recycling - Call Waste Management at 800-964-8988 or the village at (847) 459-2500.
- Underground Utilities - Before digging anywhere around your property, please call J.U.L.I.E. This will bring out all of the utility companies to mark the location of any buried lines. If you dig and wind up cutting any buried lines, it could cost you big money or even your life. Call (800) 892-0123 or call 811.