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Barrington


 
  

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Barrington is a village in Cook County, Illinois and Lake County, Illinois. The population was 10,168 at the 2000 census. Barrington is part of the greater Chicago metropolitan area. The village's motto is "a great place to live, work and play."[2] Located approximately 32 miles (51 km) northwest of Chicago, the village of Barrington serves as the geographic center of the 72-square-mile (190 km2) Barrington Community Unit School District 220. There are large areas of wetlands, forest preserves, parks and horse trails in the country-suburban setting. The Barrington area ZIP code, 60010, is the seventh wealthiest ZIP code in the country among areas with a population of 20,000 or more.[3] The area includes the towns of Barrington, South Barrington, North Barrington, Barrington Hills, Lake Barrington, Tower Lakes, Port Barrington, and small portions of Deer Park, Hoffman Estates, and Inverness.

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