Welcome to Inverness
Quaint and cozy village with a suburban, family-friendly vibe
Approachable and peaceful, Inverness is a comfortable suburb located approximately 32 miles northwest of Chicago. Home to a modest population of 7,633, the area is the perfect size for a small town. Inverness is part of Cook County, and is minutes away from other notable locales, including Schaumburg, Arlington Heights, and Elgin.
Inverness is a favorite spot to raise a family for a multitude of reasons. In addition to being close to top essential businesses, the area itself is almost exclusively residential. Neighborhoods are undisturbed and serene and boast homes of every size. The vast majority of properties in Inverness are spacious and majestic, offering more than enough square footage for every family.
What to Love
- Comfortable, community-centric suburb
- Sprawling homes and lots
- Multiple golf clubs
- Almost exclusively residential
Life in Inverness is peaceful and easygoing. While there is plenty of shopping, dining, and entertainment surrounding the community, neighborhoods are essentially void of busy commercial areas. This intentional design further enhances the tranquility and privacy enjoyed by locals. Around the village, spend your time off at a local park, walking through your subdivision, or playing golf at the Inverness Golf Club. Those wanting to escape to a calm oasis at the end of every day are certain to adore this area.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Just outside of Inverness, discover an impressive selection of shopping and dining experiences.
Closest to town, residents can quickly grab groceries at Jewel-Osco on Palatine Road. Dundee Road and Rand Road have an especially comprehensive selection of retailers. Minutes from home, shop at Petco, Target, ALDI, Hobby Lobby, Menards, World Market, Ulta Beauty, Williams-Sonoma, and The Home Depot.
Dine like a local from the first day of your relocation by knowing where to find all Inverness-area hotspots. South of town, sample the top-rated menu items at Family, Urban Counter Palatine, Taqueria Maya, Chappie's Cafe, Bistro Wasabi, and DiBenedetto Trattoria. Wrapped around Inverness, you’ll find delightful eateries such as Sarap Bistro (featuring Filipino cuisine), Taco Shop, Jelly Cafe Palatine, Canteen Restaurant, Ella Bonella, and Neoteca. Also, if you belong to one of the local country clubs, be sure to try their fantastic dining offerings — like at Oak Terrace Grille.
Things to Do
Seeking your new favorite spots to spend your off days? Inverness overflows with plenty of spaces — both indoor and outdoor — to unwind and have fun.
From summer to winter, get out in nature at one of Inverness’s expansive outdoor spaces. Occupying hundreds of acres of land, Deer Grove Forest Preserve visitors can hike miles of trails, observe wildlife, and go fishing on the lake. Across the road, Baker's Lake Nature Preserve provides 330 additional acres of awe-inspiring beauty. On the opposite side of town, Paul Douglas Preserve has paved biking trails, as well as public woodlands.