About Harvard, Illinois.
Located in McHenry County, Harvard developed as the result of the Chicago and North Western Transportation Company establishing a railway throughout most of McHenry County. Today, the Union Pacific Northwest line runs from Chicago to Harvard giving you easy access to downtown Chicago while you enjoy living in the northwest suburbs away from the noise of downtown Chicago.
With over one hundred years of history, Harvard four bedroom homes for sale and Harvard three bedroom homes for sale are perfect for families looking to live in a well established community. Settled in 1855 due to the railway line, today Harvard is a bustling community containing over 9,000 residents. Meanwhile Harvard luxury homes for sale allow you to live like some of the town's most notable residents including Edward E. Ayer the founder of the Field Museum of Natural History and Clarence Darrow, famous for the Scopes Monkey trial, maintained a law office in Harvard.
If you cannot find what you're looking for in Harvard, try nearby Crystal Lake or Woodstock. All three communities are located on the Union Pacific Northwest line and allow you to enjoy living in the northwest suburbs while maintaining easy access to downtown Chicago. If you need help finding a home in Harvard, contact us and our team of real estate professionals will walk you through Harvard's top subdivisions. You can also register for free to gain greater access to our Illinois MLS or use the Property Search tool to narrow down your search.