Elizabeth's Main Street has plenty of options for dining and shopping with all the comforts of a friendly, small town.  Read more »

Located directly on U.S. Highway 20, Elizabeth is a convenient spot to begin or end a vacation weekend or holiday.  Read more »

Home to more than 700 people, the village of Elizabeth is one of Illinois' most unique small towns.  Read more »

Elizabeth is the perfect location for those seeking the peace and quiet of living in a small community.  Read more »

Rich in history and Midwestern culture, Elizabeth captures all of the benefits of rural America.  Read more »

Charming Elizabeth is a destination for any traveler vacationing in beautiful Jo Daviess County.  Read more »

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The idyllic Village of Elizabeth is a wonderful tourism Destination starting with “Shopping” on Historic Main Street and in the Largest Antique Mall in Northwestern Illinois, after visiting one of the five Museums, including the Apple River Fort, the source of the community’s name.

You can Dine in Style or enjoy a meal, snack or sweet at an eclectic restaurant or tavern with great food. Make sure to enjoy its great festivals and events too, and, remember, Elizabeth is A Welcoming Town.

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Featured Business

Eshelman Pottery

238 N Main St, Elizabeth, IL
(815) 858-2327

We design and make contemporary functional pottery in our studio. Our gallery is open 9am - 5pm, Mon-Sat or call for an appointment.

Upcoming Events

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May 05-Oct 27

Elizabeth Farmer's Market
3:00 - 6:00 pm | Fridays
Terrapin Park on Highway 20 West  More info »

Jul 21-Jul 23

Elizabeth Community Fair
Fri-Sun | Parade Sat 11 am
One of the last two community fairs remaining in Illinois.  More info »
2010 Governor's Home Town award

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