Long Grove is an affluent village in Lake County, Illinois, United States, approximately 35 miles northwest of Chicago. As of the 2010 census, the village had a population of 8,043. The village has strict building ordinances to preserve its “country atmosphere”.
The village now has very strict building ordinances to preserve its “pristine rural charm”, including prohibitions on sidewalks fences, and residential street lights. The Long Grove area is now known for its historic downtown, its exclusive million dollar homes and the annual chocolate, strawberry and apple festivals that take place in May, June and September, respectively.*
*Cited from Wikipedia