McHenry and Prairie Grove, Illinois


McHenry is a city in McHenry County with a population of over 26,000 people. The city is named after Major William McHenry, who led an expedition in 1832 through northern Illinois during the Black Hawk War. Today, residents and visitors of McHenry can explore the city’s various trails and parks and go to a drive-in movie theater during the summer months.


Prairie Grove

Prairie Grove is a village in McHenry County, Illinois. The village has a population of over 2,000 people. The first white man to settle in the Prairie Grove area was George Stickney, who built the first home in the township in December 1835. The village of Prairie Grove was officially incorporated in 1973, and since 2004, Prairie Grove has been a home rule community.


Your Trusted Local Auto Repair Shop

Most McHenry and Prairie Grove residents rely on their cars to get them where they need to go. When their vehicles need repairs or scheduled maintenance, they come to SJM AutoWerks in Lake in the Hills. Our technicians have decades of combined experience and receive ongoing training on all things automotive repair. Here are some reasons why you should choose us:

  • Our owner has over 30 years of automotive experience, and he will call you personally about your car.
  • We support all first responders.
  • We offer free estimates and quotes.
  • We accept online payments and work with all the major insurance companies.

If you are a McHenry or Prairie Grove resident, feel free to come to SJM AutoWerks in Lake in the Hills! You can schedule an appointment with us online or call us at 815-477-9735. 


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