South Barrington came from rural roots and stills maintains its pastoral feel amidst the growth and development of recent years. Incorporated in December, 1959, the Village celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 2009. From 131 residents fifty years ago, the census in 2010 reported 4,565 residents while still providing a serene setting for neighborhoods situated near office complexes, restaurants, entertainment, and retail. The South Barrington Conservancy is a beautiful, peaceful area within the Village maintained in its treasured natural state by the Conservancy Commission volunteers.
Nearby shopping in South Barrington includes The Arboretum Lifestyle Center, a shopping center of upscale retail, unique restaurants, specialty shops, and entertainment venues, including the Gold Coast Theater and Pinstripes Bowling & Bocce Ball. South Barrington also hosts AMC 30 Theater, Millrose Restaurant, Lucky Monk to round out a wide choice of options for residents and guests.
Most of our residential subdivisions have homeowner associations that assist through a review committee in maintaining the standard and quality of homes as well as coordinate communication and social events for their neighborhoods.
Office complexes, including South Barrington Executive Center, South Barrington Office Center, and offices along Barrington Road provide facilities to many businesses.