Wauconda is located in the southeastern part of Wauconda Township on the banks of a beautiful little lake which has from earliest times been known as Bangs Lake, named in honor of Justus and Mark Bangs, the 1st settlers of the place.
Wauconda is a vibrant community with a rich history. The beautiful Bangs Lake offers a variety of recreational activities – fishing, swimming, and boating. The community hosts annual events such as Wauconda Cruise Nights, Independence Day Fireworks, and more. With historic buildings and tree lined streets, the residents of Wauconda find beauty in everyday life.
Wauconda has a thriving business community with a unique mix of retailers, service providers, and industry. The Village’s elected officials and administrative staff take a proactive approach to economic development through teamwork and streamlined services.
Whether you’re looking to start a business or call Wauconda your home, we encourage you to see everything our township has to offer.