About Crystal Lake, Illinois.
Located in McHenry County, Crystal Lake, Illinois developed as the result of not one, but two communities located in the area in the 1800s. First known as Crystal Ville, the town name changed to Crystal Lake prior to 1840. With over a century of history, Crystal Lake is still a thriving community with over 42,000 residents.
Growing families will want to take a look at Crystal Lake four bedroom homes for sale and Crystal Lake three bedroom homes for sale. Crystal Lake was also home to the famous American Terra Cotta Tile and Ceramic Company and Gates Pottery, which had artisans such as Frank Lloyd Wright actually designing some of the pieces. Today, like Crystal Lake luxury homes for sale, Teco pottery is now a stylish luxury/collectible item. Living in Crystal Lake, your children will attend one of several elementary, middle, and high schools run by Districts 47 and 155 respectively. Meanwhile, if you're single or looking for a smaller accommodation, take a look at Crystal Lake condos for sale or if you're looking to build, look at Crystal Lake lots for sale.
If you cannot find what you're looking for in Crystal Lake, take a look a nearby Cary or Fox River Grove. Commuters who desire to live in Crystal Lake will be pleased to find that the Metra Union Pacific Northwest Line runs through Crystal Lake, making the commute to Chicago little more than an hour trip by train or by car via Route 14. Need help finding a home in Crystal Lake? Contact us and we'll connect you with the top real estate agents in Chicagoland. You can also register for free to gain greater access to our Illinois MLS or use our Property Search tool to narrow down your many housing options.