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60002 – Antioch, Illinois (including Channel Lake, IL, Lake Catherine, IL, Fox Lake, IL, Lake Villa, IL, Lindenhurst, IL, Wadsworth, IL, Old Mill Creek, IL, and Lake Shangrila, WI. Of course) – Anyways! Antioch is a village located in Lake County, Illinois. Known for its small-town charm. Here are a few interesting facts about Antioch:

  • It first settled in the 1830s and was known as Antioch Station because of its location on the Chicago and North Western Railway. The village was officially incorporated in 1892.
  • It is commonly known as the "Gateway to the Chain O' Lakes" because of its proximity to the Chain O' Lakes State Park, a popular destination for boating, fishing, and outdoor recreation.
  • Home to the Antioch-Lake Villa Area Historical Society, which operates the Antioch Depot Museum, located in the original Chicago and North Western Railway depot.
  • Also home to the Antioch Fine Arts Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides art education, exhibitions, and cultural events for the community.

60010 – Barrington, Illinois ( including Barrington Hills, IL, South Barrington, IL, Lake Barrington, IL, North Barrington, IL, Deer Park, IL, Inverness, IL, Tower Lakes, IL, Fox River Valley Gardens, IL, Hoffman Estates, IL, and last but not least Lake Zurich, IL!

Barrington, Illinois, is known for its historic downtown, beautiful homes, and excellent schools. Here are a few interesting facts about Barrington:

  • First settled in the early 19th century, it was officially incorporated as a village in 1865. ( yep, the same year the Civil War ended, President Abraham Lincoln was taken from us, and the reconstruction started )
  • Barrington is home to 'The Barrington White House, 'built in 1857 and served as a stop on the Underground Railroad.
  • It also boasts (rightfully so) several excellent schools, including Barrington High School, which is consistently ranked among the top high schools in Illinois.
  • Because of its commitment to preserving natural and cultural resources, Barrington was designated as a "Tree City USA" by the National Arbor Day Foundation for over 20 years.
  • Barrington is also home to the Barrington Center for the Arts, a non-profit organization that provides art education, exhibitions, and cultural events for the community.
  • Oh, and Brian Dietzen (NCIS – Jimmy Palmer) is from Barrington

60089 – Buffalo Grove (including Long Grove, IL, Wheeling, IL, Arlington Heights, IL, Lincolnshire, IL, Vernon Hills, IL, and Riverwoods, IL.) - Buffalo Grove is a village located in both Lake and Cook counties, Illinois. It is known for its diverse community, excellent schools, and many parks and recreational opportunities. Here are a few interesting facts about Buffalo Grove:

  • It was first settled in the 1850s and officially incorporated as a village in 1958. ( Same year the microchip was invented, 14-year-old Bobby Fischer won the US Chess Championship and the USS Nautilus traveled under the north pole)
  • It is home to the Raupp Memorial Museum, a Museum dedicated to preserving Buffalo Grove's heritage, and the Buffalo Grove Symphony Orchestra. This community orchestra provides concerts and educational programs for the community.
  • Sarah Hackett Stevenson was originally from Buffalo Grove.

60015 – Deerfield ( including Riverwoods, IL, Bannockburn, IL, Lincolnshire, IL, Buffalo Grove, IL, Northbrook, IL, Highland Park, IL, and Lake Forest, IL.) is the very definition of the word 'suburb' ( in a perfect way). It is located in the North Shore region of Chicago, in Lake County, approximately 25 miles north of Chicago. The village is known for its excellent schools, parks, and community events and is surrounded by a picturesque landscape and a lovely mix of residential and commercial areas. Here are a few fun facts about Deerfield:

  • The village was first settled in 1835 and was officially incorporated in 1903. (the same year as the first airplane flight, the first silent film, and the nation's first Child Labor Act bill was passed in Illinois
  • Deerfield is home to the headquarters of Walgreens Boots Alliance, one of the world's most significant pharmacy-led health and wellbeing companies.
  • It boasts 12 parks and recreational facilities, providing residents with various recreational opportunities, including sports fields, playgrounds, and walking trails.
  • The village hosts many events throughout the year, including the Deerfield Farmers Market, the Deerfield Fine Arts Festival, and the Deerfield Community Days, to name but a few.

60037 – Fort Sheridan (including both Highland Park, IL, and Highwood, IL ) – a beautiful neighborhood in Lake County, Illinois. It is known for its picturesque location on the shore of Lake Michigan and its rich history as a military base. Here are a few interesting facts about Fort Sheridan:

  • The fort was established in 1887 (the same year the first Groundhog day was observed ( Love that Movie), Chico Marx was born, and Doc Holiday passed away) as a military base by the United States Army. It was named after General Philip Sheridan, a Civil War hero.
  • It served as an active military base for over 100 years. It was home to many famous military figures, including General George C. Marshall, who later served as Secretary of State and Secretary of Defense.
  • It was also a training center for many famous soldiers, including the Buffalo Soldiers (African American soldiers) and the all-African American 92nd and 93rd Infantry Divisions during World War II.
  • Fort Sheridan was decommissioned in the 1990s, and much of the land was converted into a residential community. The Fort Sheridan Historic District was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.
  • It boasts The Fort Sheridan Forest Preserve featuring numerous hiking trails, picnic areas, and a variety of wildlife. This is (rightfully) a trendy destination for both residents and visitors.

60020 – Fox Lake, Illinois (including Volo, IL, and Pistakee Highlands, IL. ), located in Lake County, Illinois, is known for its beautiful lakes, recreational opportunities, and small-town charm. Here are a few interesting facts about Fox Lake:

  • Fox Lake was first settled in the 1830s and was officially incorporated as a village in 1907 (The same year John Wayne and Robert Heinlein were born, and Good Housekeeping magazine cost $1.00 for a one-year subscription!)
  • Fox Lake is known for its beautiful and famous lakes, including the main Fox Lake, Nippersink, Pistakee, and Petite lakes.
  • Home to the Fox Lake Theatre, which provides plays and musicals for the community, and the Fox Lake Memorial Library.
  • It is only approximately a 30-minute drive from Absolute Computer Systems in Kenosha, WI 😊

60030 – Grayslake, Illinois (including Gages Lake, IL, Round Lake Park, IL, Hainesville, IL, Third Lake, IL, Round Lake, IL, Libertyville, IL, Round Lake Beach, IL, Volo, IL, Venetian Village, IL, Gurnee, IL, and of course Mundelein, IL. ) is a beautiful village in Lake County, Illinois, Known for its small-town charm, excellent schools and parks, proximity to recreational opportunities, and Some phenomenal IT Support from Absolute Computer Systems. Here are a few interesting facts about Grayslake:

  • Grayslake was first settled in the mid-19th century and officially incorporated as a village in 1895. (yep, the same year Volleyball was created, the first professional American football game was played, and Babe Ruth was born (oh, and exactly 100 years before Absolute Computer Systems opened its doors and started providing excellent IT services to the good people of Grayslake, Illinois (and their neighbors of course).😊
  • Known for its small-town charm, with a variety of local shops, restaurants, and businesses along its main street, Grayslake is also home to several excellent schools, including Grayslake Central High School, which is consistently ranked among the top high schools in Illinois.
  • Grayslake Boasts nine (rightfully so) several parks, including Central Park, which offers a variety of recreational opportunities, including a playground, picnic areas, and a lake for fishing.
  • Grayslake is home to the College of Lake County (a community college that offers a variety of academic programs and vocational training) and the Grayslake Heritage Center & Museum, which provides the community with a glimpse into the history of the village and the surrounding area, showcasing artifacts and memorabilia from the past.

60088 – Great Lakes Illinois ( Including both North Chicago, IL, and Lake Bluff, IL) Great Lakes, Illinois is a census-designated place (CDP) ( basically means there are a lot of people there, but it is not really a town or city or ?? so they gave it a zip code and the title of CDP ) located in Lake County, Illinois. It is known for its history as a military training center and its location on the shore of Lake Michigan. Here are a few interesting facts about Great Lakes:

  • Great Lakes was established in 1911 (the same year Alan Turing (father of Computer Science) and President Ronald Reagan were born and 69 years before this author and the founder of Absolute Computer Systems attended boot camp training there) as a military training center by the United States Navy. It was quickly the most significant naval training center in the world at the time.
  • Served as an active military training base for over 90 years and played a vital role in World War I and II. Many famous military figures, including President John F. Kennedy, trained at Great Lakes.
  • Great Lakes is home to the Great Lakes Naval Museum, which tells the history of the naval training center and provides an insight into the lives of the sailors and Marines who trained there, as well as the Great Lakes Naval Academy, which is a preparatory school for the United States Naval Academy.
  • Great Lakes is currently home to the Great Lakes Naval Station, which is still an active naval base and the only boot camp for the United States Navy.

60031 – Gurnee Illinois (including Grandwood Park, IL, Gages Lake, IL, Wadsworth, IL, Waukegan, IL, Park City, IL, Old Mill Creek, IL, and let us not forget - Third Lake, IL.), a village located in Lake County, Illinois. It is known both far and wide for its proximity to Six Flags Great America theme park and the Gurnee Mills shopping mall. Here are a few interesting facts about Gurnee:

  • Gurnee was first settled in the 1830s and officially incorporated as a village in 1899 (Yep, the Same year Al Capone, Fred Astaire, and James Cagney were born, the Bronx Zoo opened, and the country's very first Juvenile court was established in Chicago.
  • Gurnee is known for its proximity to Six Flags Great America theme park (one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Midwest, attracting millions of visitors each year), Gurnee Mills Shopping Center, the largest outlet and value retail shopping destination in Illinois, AND Absolute Computer Systems, which is a mere 22 miles away (talk about excellent neighbors hey!)
  • Gurnee is home to the Warren-Newport Public Library, a popular community resource offering a wide range of books, magazines, and other materials, as well as programs and events for all ages.
  • Gurnee is home to the Gurnee Days, an annual summer festival that features live music, food, and family-friendly activities.

60035 – Highland Park, Illinois (including Lake Forest, IL, Highwood, IL, Deerfield, IL, Glencoe, IL, and Bannockburn, IL.) Highland Park is a city located in Lake County, Illinois. It is known for its beautiful homes, excellent schools, and numerous recreational opportunities. Here are a few interesting facts about Highland Park:

  • It first settled in the 1850s and was officially incorporated as a city in 1869. (only 19 years – sounds like some record!) but yep, in 1869, the same year Grant became president, Edison received his first patent, and the first transcontinental railroad was completed.
  • Highland Park is home to the Ravinia Festival, one of the oldest outdoor music festivals in the United States, and features a wide variety of music genres, including classical, jazz, and pop, and the North Shore Art League. This non-profit organization provides art education, exhibitions, and cultural events for the community.

60040 – Highwood, Illinois (including Highland Park, IL, and Lake Forest, IL), is a city located in Lake County, Illinois. It is known for its historic downtown, Italian heritage, and recreational opportunities. Here are a few interesting facts about Highwood:

  • Highwood was first settled in the late 19th century and officially incorporated as a city in 1887 (which was a hectic year, what with Shoeless Joe Jackson being born, Doc Holiday Dying, and Fort Sheridan being established less than a mile away.
  • Highwood is home to the Highwood Bocce Club, a non-profit organization that promotes the traditional Italian game of bocce and holds tournaments and events throughout the year.

60041 – Ingleside, Illinois (including Fox Lake, IL, Long Lake, IL, Volo, IL, Lakemoor, IL, Round Lake, IL, Round Lake Heights, IL, Lake Villa, IL, and Fox Lake Hills, IL.) A village in Lake County, Illinois, Ingleside is known for its small-town charm, recreational opportunities, and proximity to Chain O'Lakes State Park. Here are a few interesting facts about Ingleside:

  • Ingleside was first settled in the 1850s and officially incorporated as a village in 1885 (1885 was a busy year here in Illinois, what with all the settling and establishing, incorporating and whatnot – add to that The Statue of Liberty arriving in New York, President Grant Passing and George S. Patton being born – it was a busy year) and to think only a short 110 years later, and 20 or so miles away, Absolute Computer Systems opened its doors offering excellent IT support to the community.
  • Ingleside is known for its small-town charm, with various local shops, restaurants, and businesses along its main street.
  • It is located near several recreational opportunities, including Chain O'Lakes State Park, which offers hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, boating, fishing, and other water sports.
  • And is home to not only the Fire Protection District and the Police department but a very well-known and respected public library as well

 60042 – Island Lake Illinois - a village in Lake County, Illinois; it is known for its recreational opportunities, proximity to the Chain O'Lakes State Park, and small-town charm. Here are a few interesting facts about Island Lake:

  • Island Lake was first settled in the 1850s and officially incorporated as a village in 1959. (Geeze, 109 years later? Guessing that is the very definition of 'no rush'! – 1959 was a good year for doing stuff, though, what with Alaska becoming a state, The Twilight Zone making its premier, and only four more years to wait until Thomas Tassi would make his entrance and begin the journey that would culminate in the opening of Absolute Computer Systems
  • It is near the Chain O'Lakes State Park, which offers hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, boating, fishing, and other water sports.
  • Island Lake is home to the Island Lake Public Library, a popular resource for the community, offering a wide range of books, magazines, and other materials, as well as programs and events for all ages.
  • Island Lake is home to the Island Lake Police Department, which is responsible for maintaining law and order in the village and ensuring the community's safety.

60044 – Lake Bluff, Illinois (including North Chicago, IL, Green Oaks, IL, and Lake Forest, IL.) is a beautiful village in Lake County, Illinois. It is known for its lovely homes, excellent schools, and recreational opportunities. Here are a few interesting facts about Lake Bluff:

  • Lake Bluff was first settled in the 1850s and officially incorporated as a village in 1887. (while I was not there was reported to be an excellent year, I mean, if it was good enough for Fort Sheridan and Highwood to get going, there was no reason we couldn't add Lake Bluff to that mix!)
  • The village has several historic districts, including the Lake Bluff Historic District, which is home to many of the village's most beautiful homes.
  • Lake Bluff is home to several excellent schools, including Lake Bluff Elementary School and Lake Bluff Middle School, consistently ranked among the top schools in Illinois.
  • Lake Bluff is home to the Lake Bluff Public Library, a popular resource for the community, offering a wide range of books, magazines, and other materials, as well as programs and events for all ages.
  • Lake Bluff is also home to both the Lake Bluff Golf Club, which is a private club that offers golf, tennis, and swimming, as well as the Lake Bluff History Museum, which provides the community with a glimpse into the village's past, showcasing artifacts and memorabilia from the village's history.

60045 – Lake Forest, Illinois (including Mettawa, IL, Lincolnshire, IL, Green Oaks, IL, Bannockburn, IL, Highland Park, IL, Lake Bluff, IL, and Vernon Hills, IL.) Lake Forest is a city located in Lake County, Illinois. It is widely and justifiably known for its beautiful homes, excellent schools, and recreational opportunities. Here are a few interesting facts about Lake Forest:

  • Lake Forest was first settled in the 1830s and officially incorporated as a city in 1861. – The idea of it starting as and remaining a beautiful place was at the forefront of the founder's minds when they started (stringent building codes etc.). They were ambitious, though, as that was not an easy year – What with the Civil war starting, our government in turmoil, Prince Albert and Elizabeth Barret Browning passing away – a lot was going on
  • Home to several excellent schools, including Lake Forest High School, which is consistently ranked among the top high schools in Illinois.
  • Also home to Lake Forest College, a private liberal arts college founded in 1857.
  • With a nod to its founders, Lake Forest is proudly the home of both the Lake Forest Open Lands Association (a non-profit organization that works to preserve the natural beauty and biodiversity of the area) and the Lake Forest Symphony, a professional orchestra that performs at the James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts at the College of Lake Forest.

60046 - Lake Villa (including Lindenhurst, IL; Venetian Village, IL, Fox Lake Hills, IL, Old Mill Creek, IL, Grandwood Park, IL, Grayslake, IL, Round Lake Beach, IL, Third Lake, IL, Gurnee, IL, and Round Lake Heights, IL. – that is one busy little zip code) is a village located in Lake County, Illinois, situated on the shores of Lake Michigan about 45 miles north of Chicago. Here are a few fun facts about Lake Villa:

  • Lake Villa was first settled in the 1850s and officially incorporated as a village in 1901 (oh yeah, bringing in the new century the right way – though with the American stock market experiencing its first crash and our president (Benjamin Harrison) being assassinated, this event might have been slightly overshadowed.
  • Lake Villa is home to the Lake Villa District Library and the Independence Grove Forest Preserve, which offers hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, boating, fishing, and other water sports.
  • The village is home to the Lake Villa Metra Station, which provides commuter rail service to Chicago and other nearby communities.

60047 – Lake Zurich, Illinois (including Long Grove, IL, Lake Zurich, IL, Hawthorn Woods, IL, Kildeer, IL, Forest Lake, IL, Deer Park, IL, Buffalo Grove, IL, Arlington Heights, IL, North Barrington, IL, Palatine, IL, and Mundelein, IL. (and a partridge in a pear tree)) is a village located in Lake County, Illinois, about 40 miles north of Chicago and 40 miles south of Absolute Computer Systems? Here are a few fun facts:

  • Lake Zurich was first settled in the 1850s and officially incorporated as a village in 1896 ( a good year, all things considered, what with Utah being admitted as the 45th State, William McKinley being elected President, AND George Burns being born!).
  • Home to the Lake Zurich Park District, Paulus Park, The Lake Zurich Golf Club, and the Lake Zurich High School, consistently ranked among the top high schools in Illinois.

60048 – Libertyville, Illinois (including Mettawa, IL, Green Oaks, IL, Waukegan, IL, Gurnee, IL, Mundelein, IL, Vernon Hills, IL, Grayslake, IL, Gages Lake, IL, and North Chicago, IL.) is a village located in Lake County, Illinois. Located approximately 40 north of Chicago and a short 35 drive south of Absolute Computer Systems. Some fun facts about Libertyville:

  • This village ( whose name was chosen to honor James Liberty, its founder and the first person to build a house ( and a sawmill) in the area was first settled in the 1830s and officially incorporated as a village in 1882 (the same year Thomas Edison started the first commercial electrical power plant in the United States and Franklin D. Roosevelt was born).
  • The village is home to the Independence Grove Forest Preserve, The Libertyville Sports Complex, and the famed Libertyville Farmers market.

60069 – Lincolnshire (including Buffalo Grove, IL, Riverwoods, IL, Vernon Hills, IL, Lake Forest, IL, and Bannockburn, IL.) Lincolnshire is a village located in Lake County, Illinois. It is known for its beautiful homes and reputation as a technology hub. Here are a few facts about Lincolnshire:

  • First Settled in the 1850s and incorporated in 1957 (Yep, the same year Elvis made his third and final appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show, Leave it to Beaver premiered on CBS (oh yeah, we are old 😛 ), Vanna White and Steve Harvey were born and Humphrey Bogart ("Here's looking at you, kid.”) passed on.
  • Lincolnshire is home to several technology companies, including Zebra Technologies, the preferred manufacturer of barcode scanners we sell here at Absolute Computer Systems, and the Executive Offices of CDW – our go-to-have it in 10 minutes technology supplier.
  • Lincolnshire is also Home to the Lincolnshire Marriott Resort, the Marriott Theatre, and Rivershire Park and Nature Center.

60060 – Mundelein, Illinois (Including Long Grove, IL, Vernon Hills, IL, Libertyville, IL, Wauconda, IL, Hawthorn Woods, IL, Indian Creek, IL, Round Lake Park, IL, and Grayslake, IL.) Mundelein is a village located in Lake County. Here are a few facts about Mundelein:

  • First settled in the 1830s and officially incorporated as a village in 1909 (which was a pretty quiet year all in all – I mean, sure, Benny Goodman and Burl Ives were born but past that – not so much).
  • The very first Catholic Archbishop of Chicago (the Right Reverend George William Mundelein (July 2, 1872 – October 2, 1939) ArchBishop of Chicago) is who the village is named after
  • Mundelein is home to the University of Saint Mary of the Lake and Barefoot Bay (a very nice water park).

60064 – North Chicago (including Waukegan, IL, and Lake Bluff, IL.)

60073 – Round Lake (Round Lake Beach, IL, Round Lake, IL, Volo, IL, Round Lake Park, IL, Round Lake Heights, IL, Long Lake, IL, Hainesville, IL, Lakemoor, IL, Wauconda, IL, Lake Villa, IL, Grayslake, IL, and Venetian Village, IL.)

60075 – Russell Illinois

60061 – Vernon Hills (including Long Grove, IL, Indian Creek, IL, Libertyville, IL, Mundelein, IL, Buffalo Grove, IL, Lincolnshire, IL, and Mettawa, IL.)

60083 – Wadsworth, Illinois (Including Old Mill Creek, IL, Wadsworth, IL, Waukegan, IL, Beach Park, IL, Gurnee, IL, Zion, IL, Lindenhurst, IL, and Grandwood Park, IL.)

60084 – Wauconda, Illinois (Including Lake Barrington, IL, Island Lake, IL, Hawthorn Woods, IL, Fox River Valley Gardens, IL, North Barrington, IL, Tower Lakes, IL, and Volo, IL.)

60085 – Waukegan, Illinois (Including Park City, IL, North Chicago, IL, and Gurnee, IL.)

60096 – Winthrop Harbor, Illinois (Including Zion, IL, and Pleasant Prairie, WI.)

60099 – Zion Illinois (Including Beach Park, IL, Wadsworth, IL, Waukegan, IL, Winthrop Harbor, IL, and Pleasant Prairie, WI.

53101 - Bassett, Wisconsin

53102 - Benet Lake, Wisconsin

53104 - Bristol, Wisconsin

53109 - Camp Lake, Wisconsin

53140 - Kenosha, Wisconsin

53141 - Kenosha, Wisconsin

53142 - Kenosha, Wisconsin

53143 - Kenosha, Wisconsin

53144 - Kenosha, Wisconsin

53152 - New Munster, Wisconsin

53158 - Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin

53159 - Powers Lake, Wisconsin

53168 - Salem, Wisconsin

53170 - Silver Lake, Wisconsin

53171 - Somers, Wisconsin

53179 - Trevor, Wisconsin

53181 - Twin Lakes, Wisconsin

53192 - Wilmot, Wisconsin

53194 - Woodworth, Wisconsin

53105 - Burlington, Wisconsin

53108 - Caledonia, Wisconsin

53126 - Franksville, Wisconsin

53139 - Kansasville, Wisconsin

53167 - Rochester, Wisconsin

53177 - Sturtevant, Wisconsin

53182 - Union Grove, Wisconsin

53185 - Waterford, Wisconsin

53401 - Racine, Wisconsin

53402 - Racine, Wisconsin

53403 - Racine, Wisconsin

53404 - Racine, Wisconsin

53405 - Racine, Wisconsin

53406 - Racine, Wisconsin

53407 - Racine, Wisconsin

53408 - Racine, Wisconsin

53114 - Darien, Wisconsin

53115 - Delavan, Wisconsin

53120 - East Troy, Wisconsin

53121 - Elkhorn, Wisconsin

53125 - Fontana, Wisconsin

53128 - Genoa City, Wisconsin

53138 - Honey Creek, Wisconsin

53147 - Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

53148 - Lyons, Wisconsin

53157 - Pell Lake, Wisconsin

53176 - Springfield, Wisconsin

53184 - Walworth, Wisconsin

53190 - Whitewater, Wisconsin

53191 - Williams Bay, Wisconsin

53195 - Zenda, Wisconsin

53585 - Sharon, Wisconsin