In 1837 Families arrived from Vermont, to settle in this beautiful spot surrounded by a ring of woods, hence the name Ringwood. Incorporating in 1994, Ringwood's board has established Ringwood's legal & financial foundation. Ringwood is diverse for a small town. It has historic structures, single-family homes, apartments, subdivisions, farms, businesses such as Dowe/Rohm Haas, Huntsman, and institutions such as the Ringwood United Methodist Church and the Ringwood Primary Center.
The Ringwood post office was established in 1845 to provide post office boxes for local industrial firms and residents located on the far northern edge of McHenry. The sturdy brick building is located at 5016 Barnard Mill Rd, Ringwood, IL 60072, (815) 653-9047. Ringwood Post Office Hours are M-F 7:30AM–4:30PM, SAT 9-Noon. Closed Sundays. Our friendly Ringwood Postmaster is Susan Keener. As of the census in 2010, there were 836 people living in Ringwood Illinois.
Since February Flood Brothers have replaced Waste Management as the Village Waste and recycling exclusive contractor. Please read the Welcome Letter that was sent to your homes. Flood Brothers Disposal Co. offers a Senior Discount for refuse, recycling and yard waste collections for households composed of one or two senior adults where at least one member of the household is 65 years of age or older and is the primary home occupant. To be eligible you must be 65 years old and the owner of record for the residence, please use form to apply. Senior Discount Form | Welcome Guide | Recycling Guide | Customer Tips
For Building permits issues or zoning enforcement issues, HR Green - Building Inspection & Zoning Enforcement. Office Hours: Every Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. or by appointment. Contact: Tina Williams 815-759-8344.
As a result of the changes to the recycling industry the Village will partner with Flood Brothers Disposal to educate the public on best recycling policies. China’s import policies have had significant impacts on recycling programs across the United States. Please read more about what can and cannot be recycled: https://www.floodbrothersdisposal.com/what-recycle/what-recycle
Your Village officials have hired Century Tree to pick up and chip brush throughout the Village in 2023. Village of Ringwood brush pickup days will take place on Thursday and Friday, April 27th and 28th. To participate, please have your brush out by the side of the road no later than Wednesday, April, 26th. Important Note: No branches larger than 6” round will be accepted.
Thursday, Friday and Saturday, June 8th - 10th, your Village officials will be advertising the 18th annual Ringwood Garage Sale Days. Anyone interested should consider having their sale in June. Anyone planning to participate in the 2023 Ringwood Garage Sale Days should contact Village Clerk Sue Keener at 815-355-6680 to ensure we have signs advertising the garage sale locations.