Ridgefield, Illinois

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Ridgefield, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Ridgefield, Illinois is located in Illinois
Ridgefield, Illinois
Ridgefield, Illinois
Coordinates: 42°16′06″N 88°21′41″W / 42.26833°N 88.36139°W / 42.26833; -88.36139Coordinates: 42°16′06″N 88°21′41″W / 42.26833°N 88.36139°W / 42.26833; -88.36139
Country United States
State Illinois
County McHenry
Elevation 938 ft (286 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 815 & 779
GNIS feature ID 416644[1]

Ridgefield is an unincorporated community in McHenry County, Illinois, United States. Ridgefield is 3 miles (4.8 km) northwest of Crystal Lake. Ridgefield hosts a small number of antique shops in a small crossroads business district. Ridgefield also has a large grain storage facility and a retail hardware store.


A post office called Ridgefield was first established in 1858.[2] The community was named from the ridges near the town site.[3]