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From the lake to the forest, Lake Forest has a proud legacy of safe country living just 30 miles north of Chicago.

For more than 150 years, families have settled here and stayed.  

They love the welcoming arms of the community, the lakefront, the bluffs, ravines and savannas, the architecture, the lakefront, the winding roads, the vibrant and diverse neighborhoods and the top-notch education opportunities.

Lake Forest has the lowest property tax rate on Chicago's North Shore and maintains a Triple A Bond Rating from Moody's Investors Service. The City is financially sustainable and efficient.

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