Algonquin is a village in Illinois located in both McHenry and Kane counties. This is about 40 miles from the Chicago Loop, making it a northwest suburb of the city. Its population at the 2010 census was 30,046.
Its downtown is centrally located in Fox River Valley. This village has experienced considerable growth for the last twenty years, making it a regional hub with major spurt in business activities as well as residential growth.
A growing number of businesses can be found in the village. From a manufacturing corridor along Algonquin Road between Pyott Road and Route 31 to a planned corporate campus on the west side of Randall Road, industry is a significant part of the Algonquin area economy. Some significant employers include Wauconda Tool & Engineering, Kenmode Tool & Engineering, Schiffmayer Plastics, Crystal Die & Mold, VCP Printing, Burnex Corporation, and Lion Tool.
For recreation, the village offers options for shopping, fitness acitivities, scenic waterways among other things. It also hosts a number of festivals.