Historical Societies in Lake County, Illinois

There are 16 Historical Societies in Lake County, Illinois, serving a population of 704,476 people in an area of 444 square miles. There is 1 Historical Society per 44,029 people, and 1 Historical Society per 27 square miles.

In Illinois, Lake County is ranked 46th of 102 counties in Historical Societies per capita, and 3rd of 102 counties in Historical Societies per square mile.

List of Lake County Historical Societies

Find Lake County, Illinois historical societies.

Barrington Area Historical Society 212 West Main Street Barrington, IL

Chicago & Northwestern Historical Society 1343 Knollwood Road Deerfield, IL

Deerfield Area Historical Society 517 Deerfield Road Deerfield, IL

Ela Historical Society 95 East Main Street Lake Zurich, IL

Grayslake Historical Society 164 Hawley Street Grayslake, IL

Highland Park Historical Society 326 Central Avenue Highland Park, IL

Lake Forest-Lake Bluff Historical Society 361 East Westminster Avenue Lake Forest, IL

Lake Villa Historical Society 113 Cedar Avenue Lake Villa, IL

Lakes Region Historical Society 977 Main Street Antioch, IL

Lakes Region Illinois Historical Society 812 Main Street Antioch, IL

Libertyville-Mundelein Historical Society 413 North Milwaukee Avenue Libertyville, IL

Long Grove Historical Society 348 Old McHenry Road Long Grove, IL

Raupp Park Historical Society 920 Dunham Lane Buffalo Grove, IL

Warren Township Historical Society 4690 Old Grand Avenue Gurnee, IL

Wauconda Historical Society 711 North Main Street Wauconda, IL

Zion Historical Society 1300 Shiloh Boulevard Zion, IL

About Lake County Historical Societies

Lake County Historical Societies are local organizations and history museums dedicated to studying, preserving, and fostering an appreciation of the past, with an emphasis on the local community's history in Lake County, IL. Historical Societies in Lake County encourage and engage in the collection and preservation of historical artifacts, photographs, and personal stories. Many Historical Societies conduct research about local businesses and families, which they make accessible and available as public records and exhibits.

You may contact the Historical Society for questions about:
  • Lake County Historical Society exhibits and events
  • Lake County historical center discounts
  • Genealogy research in Lake County, Illinois
  • Making a donation
  • Volunteering