Welcome to Mount Carroll, Illinois

With a population of just over 1,600, Mount Carroll is a rural, quaint town full of history and opportunity.

Mount Carroll has a remarkable concentration of historically and architecturally significant buildings. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980, Mount Carroll’s Historic District encompasses much of the town’s downtown and older residential areas.

When visiting Mount Carroll, you’ll find the community is filled with charm and welcoming people. Most of its historical architecture remains the same as it was over 50 years ago. “Home of Brick Streets and Country Charm” is the town’s tagline. 

Generation after generation continue to call it home. Entrepreneurs and artisans are growing exponentially, attracted to its small town, country charm opening new restaurants, café’s, coffee shops, retail stores, growing historic Mount Carroll into an artist inspired, live-work community.