Herscher is a village in Kankakee County, Illinois, United States. The population was 1,523 at the 2000 census, and 1,619 as of a 2009 estimate. It is part of the Kankakee–Bradley Metropolitan Statistical Area and the Chicago–Naperville–Michigan City, IL-IN-WI Combined Statistical Area.
Herscher is located at 41°3′3″N 88°5′43″W / 41.05083°N 88.09528°W / 41.05083; -88.09528 (41.050716, -88.095404).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.5 km²), all of it land.