The Village of Deerfield dates back to 1903 when about 500 residents made up the population. Now, thousands call…More Deerfield home.
The village is governed by a Mayor and Board of Trustees. These seven positions are elected, and the officials serve without pay. Under the board, there are 18 other boards and commissions that help run the community. In all, approximately 120 people are employed by the village. Bernard Forrest Deerfield Village Hall is located at 850 Waukegan Road and is where the village's police department operates out of as well.