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The City of Crystal Lake operates under a Council/Manager form of government. Under this plan, the administrative responsibility of the City is centralized in an appointed professional manager. The Mayor and City Council are responsible for creating city laws and setting the policy direction of the local government. Once the Mayor and City Council create a policy or approve some course of action for the City, the City Manager is responsible for executing or putting the policy in motion.

The City Manager is also responsible for preparing the City’s budget and presenting it to the elected officials for their approval, overseeing all city departments, preparing the City Council agendas, and providing the information support to the elected officials.

Most City departments and services are located within the City of Crystal Lake Municipal Complex, found at the intersection of Woodstock Street and Dole Avenue. The office hours are 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

City of Crystal Lake, Illinois
100 W. Municipal Complex
P.O. Box 597
Crystal Lake, IL 60039-0597
Telephone 815-459-2020
Fax 815-459-2350
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Crystal Lake, Illinois, located 50 miles northwest of Chicago, is a short drive from O'Hare International Airport, near several major highways and interstates. The Union Pacific rail line provides easy access to Chicago. As a result, Crystal Lake residents enjoy the many employment, cultural and recreational opportunities of a major metro city, yet live in a pleasant, friendly, small-town atmosphere.


The Crystal Lake Park District is celebrating over 80 years of service to the Crystal Lake area. The distict has a large variety of facilities and programs available to area residents, including the Golf Learning Center, the Racket Club tennis center, the Nature Center wildlife and plant facility, and much more.

Crystal Lake Park District Mission
A commitment to provide a safe leisure environment along with quality programs, parks, facilities and services, and to preserve and protect open land and water areas, that will benefit and improve the quality of life for our residents.

Administrative Offices
1 East Crystal Lake Avenue, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Phone: 459-0680
Fax: 477-5005


Crystal Lake prides itself in offering the best in education, attracting some of the finest teachers, administrators, professors and educational professionals. Below is a listing of contact information for local educational institutions.



Web Address

Phone Number

McHenry County College


District 46 Administration


Prairie Grove Elementary  School


Prairie Grove Junior High  School


District 47 Administration


Canterbury Elementary School


Coventry Elementary School


Glacier Ridge Elementary  School


Hannah Beardsley Middle School


Husmann Elementary School


Indian Prairie Elementary  School


Lundahl Middle School


North Elementary School


Richard F. Bernotas School


South Elementary School


West Elementary School


Woods Creek Elementary  School


District 155 Administration


Cary-Grove High School


Crystal Lake Central High School


Crystal Lake South High School


Prairie Ridge High School


District 47 & 155 Bus Garage




Crystal Lake Central High School


Crystal Lake South High School


Prairie Ridge High School



The Crystal Lake Public Library, located at 126 Paddock Street, offers one-on-one service, either in person or by phone, for all your reading and information needs. The Library's collection contains nearly 180,000 books for all ages in regular and large print, more than 355 magazine and newspaper subscriptions, over 5,000 videos on many subjects, and 1,800 audio books.

You can also choose from a great selection of music CDs and cassettes, children's puzzles, CD-Roms, and much more. The Library offers reading programs, storytimes for children, and cultural and instructional programs. If you are unable to visit the Library due to short or long term disability, you may qualify for Outreach Services.


Crystal Lake Public Library
126 Paddock Street, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Phone: 815-459-1687
Fax: 815-459-9581



Compiled and Edited by Bob Dohn, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage


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