Richmond is a special community that offers small town charm, along with an ideal environment to locate your business in.
The village has a wonderful retail district, featuring some of the area’s best antique shops. In addition to its many retailers, the village has several large commercial businesses. Overall, Richmond encourages new business growth through its pro-business attitude.
Educational Institutions: Richmond Burton Consolidated High School District #157; Richmond Grade School District #13.
Parks & Recreation: Richmond is home to two community parks and a park recreational program.
Festivals & Events: Richmond Round-Up Days takes place the weekend before Labor Day.
Local Attractions: Richmond is known for its antique stores, unique shops and locally made candies and pottery products. The Creative Arts of Nippersink is located here, as well as several charming bed and breakfast inns.
Please feel free to call the Chamber office with any questions or comments about the Richmond area. The phone number is (815) 678-7742 or fax (815) 678-2070.
Primary County: MCHENRY
|City||1,016||Winter Temp 23.60F -4.66 C|
|Households||409||Summer Temp 72.10 F 22.27 C|
|County||183,241||Annual Rainfall 32.45”|
|Labor Market||183,241||Snowfall 28.40”|
Economic Development Amenities Municipal Services Local Government TRUSTEE / TRUSTEES / TOWN Municipal Zoning: YES Comprehensive Plan No – Rev. 1990 County Zoning YES Subdivision Ordinance: YES Public Library: YES Emergency 911 System: YES Rescue Squad: YES Fire Insurance Class 7 in city 9 outside Full Time Part Time Volunteer Fire Department 0 0 35 Police Department 5 6 0 Commercial Services General Waste Disposal YES Radio Stations 0 Special Waste Disposal YES TV Channels Cable YES Newspapers 2 Daily 2 Weekly Machine Shops 4 If none, distance to nearest MI KM Tool & Die 3 If none, distance to nearest MI KM Banks 1 Assets $ 32,000,000 Savings and Loans 1 Assets $ 93,000,000 Additional Economic Amenities Competitive Communities Initiatives NO Stages 0 Foreign Trade Zone NO Enterprise Zone NO Tax Increment Financing Dist NO Transportation Highways Serving Community 0 Federal 3 State Interstates Serving Community NONE Nearest Interchange NO Distance 18 MI 29 KM Motor Freight Terminals 1 Local Carriers 1 Interstate Carriers 1 Intrastate Carriers 0 Package Delivery Service YES Commercial Bus Service YES Air Nearest Commercial Airport MITCHELL INT., MILWAUKEE WI Local NO 40 MI 64 KM Commercial Airlines 10 Flights per day 0 Nearest Public Airport GALT AIRPORT Local NO 5 MI 8 KM Type of Surface CONCRETE Longest Runway 2,700 FT 824 M Runway Lighted YES Fuel Available YES Charter Service Available NO Pvt Storage Available YES Pvt Maintenance Available YES Water City Adjoins Navigable Water NO Name of Waterway NONE Public Barge NO Private Barge NO Channel Depth 0 FT Length Of Season 0 Months Public Dock Local NO 0 MI 0 KM Travel Time (distance and travel time for goods in transit to selected major cities)
Railroad(s) Frequency of Switching NONE Piggyback Service NO 60 MI 96 KM Container Service NO 0 MI 0 KM Utilities Water Water Supplier MUNICIPAL
|Average Daily Demand||100,000||380,000|
|Peak Daily Demand||402,000||1,527,600|
Natural Gas – Electricity – Telecommunications Gas Supplier NORTHERN ILLINOIS GAS Electric Supplier COMMONWEALTH EDISON Local Telephone Supplier G.T.E. Digital Switching YES Fiber Optics YES Long Distances Carriers Health Facilities Number of Hospitals in Community 0 Total Number of Beds 0 If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest 10 MI 16 KM Doctors in Community 3 Dentists in Community 2 Emergency Medical Treatment Local YES 0 MI 0 KM Education Facilities (in community)
|Trade & Technical||0||0||0|
|Four Year College||0||0|
Latest A.C.T. Composite Score 24.1 HIGH SCHOOL BUSES STUDENTS FOR A 2 YEAR VOCATIONAL TRAINING PROGRAM AT COLLEGE OF LAKE COUNTY. Employment Major Employers In The Community
|WATLOW GORDON CO.||THERMOCOUPLERS||306|
|AUTOMATED MOULD||MOULDED PRODUCTS||120|
Labor Force Labor Force Summary for MCHENRY COUNTY Annual Average for Year 1998 Total Labor Force 126,256 Unemployed 3,834 Percentage 3.60% Total Employed 122,424 Manufacturing 22.30% Non-Manufacturing 74.30% Agriculture 3.70% Community Facilities (Available within 10 miles)
|Number of Rooms||60||Catholic Churches||2|
|Capacity of Largest Banquet Room||60||Country Clubs||1|
|Public Golf Courses||1||Health Clubs||0|
|Public Tennis Courts||0||Public Swimming Pools||1|
|Public Access to Lake/River||YES|
|Name of Lake/River||Fox River||Twin Lakes|
Other Information Zip Code(s) 60071 Rep Dist 64 Senate Dist 32 Congressional Dist 12
Ms. Kate Hellmann, Village Clerk
Village of Richmond
5600 Hunter Drive
Richmond, IL 60071
Phone: (815) 678-4040
FAX: (815) 678-2403
Village of Richmond EDC
Mr. Kevin Brusek
P.O. Box 506
Richmond, IL 60071
* The large portion of the information highlighted above is from the Department of Commerce and Community Affairs & the McHenry County EDC websites.