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  • Naperville

    Naperville is a suburban city of Chicago, located in DuPage and Will counties.  Naperville was voted the second-best place to live in the United States by Money magazine in 2006.  …

  • Plainfield

    Plainfield is a village in WillCounty. The estimated population is 40,466 as of 2012. With the growth in the Chicago suburbs in the 1990s and 2000s, the village has seen…

  • Oswego

    Located 50 miles southwest of Chicago, Oswego is well situated at the southern end of the Fox River Valley in Kendall County, Illinois.  Downtown Oswego is home to historic buildings…

  • Wheaton

    Wheaton is an affluent city in DuPage County, approximately 25 miles west of Chicago and Lake Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 52,894,which was estimated to have increased to 53,469…

  • Downers Grove

    Downers Grove is a village in DuPageCounty.  The population was 49,399 in 2012.  Downers Grove borders the communities of Oakbrook, Westmont, Darien, Lombard Woodridge and Lisle. Recently, Forbes named Downers Grove #8 in America’s…

  • St. Charles

    St. Charles is a Chicago suburb in Kane and DuPage counties of Illinois, and is roughly 40 miles west of Chicago . According to a U.S. Census Bureau in July 2012, the city has a total population of 33,327. The…

  • Geneva

    Geneva is a city in Kane County and located 36 miles west of Chicago.   It is located on the western fringe of the Chicago suburbs. Geneva is located next to Batavia and St.…

  • Batavia

    Batavia is a suburb of Chicago. It was founded in 1833, and is the oldest city in Kane County with a small portion in DuPage County.  During the Industrial Revolution, Batavia became known as ‘The…

  • Lisle

    Lisle is a village in DuPage County, with an estimated population in 2008 or 23,135.  It is part of the Chicago metropolitan area and the Illinois Technology and Research Corridor. In July 2007, Lisle was ranked…

  • Bolingbrook

    Bolingbrook is a large village in Will and DuPage counties in the state of Illinois. As of the 2010 US Census, the population is 73,366. It is the 17th largest…

  • Aurora

    Aurora is the second most populous city in Illinois, and the 112th largest city in the United States. The population was 199,932 at the 2012 census.  Once a mid-sized manufacturing city, Aurora has grown tremendously over…