About Woodstock, Illinois.
Woodstock IL is one of the most charming towns in the Chicagoland metropolitan area. The picturesque town square was used as the setting for the 1993 movie Groundhog Day. In 2007 Woodstock was recognized as one of 12 Distinctive Destinations in the United States by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Its location in McHenry county 51 miles to the northwest of downtown makes Chicago accessible, while the community maintains its small town ambiance. Woodstock has a population of 23,930 residents (July, 2008). The real estate market in Woodstock includes over 500 properties for sale at an average price of $333,000.