Lincolnshire is an affluent village in Lake County, Illinois,
United States. The population was 6,108 at the 2000 census.
It is the headquarters of Hewitt Associates, Quill Corporation,
and Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, as well as
Newman/Haas Racing, an auto racing team in the Champ Car
World Series. Marriott Theatre is located in Lincolnshire as
part of the Marriott Lincolnshire Resort.
The village began in 1955 when land was purchased to build
a residential subdivision. This original subdivision was built in
the area south of route 22, north of Cambridge Ave, west of
Riverwoods Road, and east of the Des Plaines River.
Lincolnshire was incorporated on August 5, 1957.
Despite its rather small population, the Half Day
Road-Milwaukee Avenue area is a major retail corridor. The
area also experiences heavy traffic at peak hours on these
Lincolnshire is home to Adlai E. Stevenson High School, one
of the largest schools in its state. Stevenson is well known as
one of the highest academically ranked schools in the nation.
The U.S. Department of Education awarded the Blue Ribbon
Award of Excellence in Education to Stevenson in 1987,
1991, 1998 and 2002, making it the only school in Illinois to
receive four such awards. Both Newsweek and U.S. News &
World Report ranked Stevenson among the top 100 high
schools within the United States. Lincolnshire elementary
students attend Lincolnshire-Prairieview School District 103.