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Mchenry

The Heart of the Fox


In the 1800’s during McHenry’s earlier days, the town was used as hunting and fishing grounds for the Potawatomie Indians. During the 1900’s the town slowly developed into a vacation spot; McHenry was thought of as a resort town because of the Fox River. New residents were soon drawn to the area because of lumber, cigars, clay, food products and brewing; McHenry was becoming the perfect place for families to call home. Today, you can go to McHenry to enjoy one of the three downtown areas; which consists of Main Street, Green Street and Riverside Drive. McHenry also has many recreational activities, a downtown theatre and parks you can enjoy, including a dog park that is set to open summer of 2013. Some major industrial developments located in McHenry today are Medela, Follett Library Sources and Fabrik industries. 
 
2010 population census 26,992

Fun Fact: 
McHenry was named after Major William McHenry, an old Indian fighter. 

Things to do/Events:

-Downtown retail shops
-Fort McHenry Park
-Dog Park (Opening summer 2013)
-C You at the Movies
 
 

 

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  • McHenry, IL

    Mchenry, IL
    Downtown McHenry
    Chocolate Candy Store
    Historical Count
    McHenry Christmas Parade
    McHenry Train Station
    Old Colonial Home
    Stade
    The DeLong Co.
  • McHenry New Construction

    • 801 MADISON AVE, MCHENRY

      801 MADISON AVE, MCHENRY, IL Single Family for sale. $223,500 
      2 Bd / 2F/0H Ba
      1,890 sqft,  1 Stories

      Listing provided by Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED)Courtesy of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Starck Real Estate
    • 900 HANSON AVE, MCHENRY

      900 HANSON AVE, MCHENRY, IL Single Family for sale. $179,500 
      2 Bd / 2F/0H Ba
      1,200 sqft,  1 Stories

      Listing provided by Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED)Courtesy of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Starck Real Estate
    • 805 MADISON AVE, MCHENRY

      805 MADISON AVE, MCHENRY, IL Single Family for sale. $227,500 
      2 Bd / 2F/0H Ba
      1,970 sqft,  1 Stories

      Listing provided by Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED)Courtesy of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Starck Real Estate
    • 912 JEFFERSON AVE, MCHENRY

      912 JEFFERSON AVE, MCHENRY, IL Single Family for sale. $199,500 
      2 Bd / 2F/0H Ba
      1,387 sqft,  1 Stories

      Listing provided by Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED)Courtesy of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Starck Real Estate
    • 819 HANSON AVE, MCHENRY

      819 HANSON AVE, MCHENRY, IL Single Family for sale. $213,300 
      2 Bd / 2F/0H Ba
      1,555 sqft,  1 Stories

      Listing provided by Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED)Courtesy of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Starck Real Estate