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Kane County, IL

City Sites

Kane County
Geneva (County Seat)
Carpentersville
East Dundee
Elburn
Elgin
Gilberts
Hampshire
Maple Park
North Aurora
Saint Charles
Sleepy Hollow
South Elgin
Sugar Grove
Virgil


Hospitals

Provena Family Care Center
Delnor Community Health System To provide excellence in health careand to promote lifelong wellnessin the communities we serve.
Provena Mercy Center Provena Mercy Center is a leading provider of high-quality, multi-specialty health care and is part of Provena Health, a Catholic health system that includes six hospitals, 14 long-term care/residential facilities, and over 40 clinics in Illinois and Indiana.
Provena Saint Joseph Hospital Provena Health, a Catholic health system, builds communities of healing and hope by compassionately responding to human need in the spirit of Jesus Christ.
Sherman Health Systems


Newspapers

Beacon News
Building Blocks
Citizen Standard
Elburn Herald
The Associated Press
Daily Herald
Kane County Chronicle


Parks

Dundee Township Park Dist.
Hampshire Park District
Hoffman Estates Park District
Buffalo Park Buffalo Park is located off Route 31, south of Algonquin. It is a beautiful wooded park along 2500 feet of Fox River shoreline.
Buffalo Rock State Park Buffalo Rock State Park is located on a bluff which was once an island in the Illinois River. Now standing majestically on the north bank, this promontory affords a magnificent sweeping view of the Illinois River. The area of Buffalo Rock was the home of the Illinois Indians when Louis Jolliet, the French explorer, and the Jesuit missionary priest Father Jacques Marquette made their trip up the Illinois River in 1673. Later the Illinois Tribe was virtually annihilated in protracted warfare with the aggressive Iroquois.
Forest Preserve District of Kane County Our goal is to Preserve and Restore the Nature of Kane County
Fox Valley Park District Nestled along the scenic Fox River, our boundaries encompass 65 square miles of land. As one of the largest park districts in Illinois, we serve the communities of Aurora, North Aurora and Montgomery
Geneva Park District The Park Districts mission is to provide all residents and age groups of the community with recreational programs, facilities and open space that will enhance the quality of life of its residents.
Paul Wolff Campground Paul Wolff Campground has a stocked fishing pond which is very popular with area residents and campers alike. Tent camping without hookups is offered in a lovely wooded setting isolated from roads and other activities.
Bliss Woods
Tekakwitha Woods This 65-acre parcel of land, at the "big bend" of the Fox River, is rich in cultural and natural history.


Law Enforcement

Kane County Circut Court Clerk The Mission of our office is to provide for the public, bench and bar a means of managing the recipt, maintenance and security of the court record, and all judicial managment information
Kane County Fire Departments
Kane County Sheriff's Office It is the policy of the Kane County Sheriff's Office to constantly strive to meet the noblest expectations of the citizens we serve and the obligations of the laws we have sworn to uphold.
Kane County State's Attorney Office The State's Attorney has the exclusive and statutory responsibility of prosecuting violations of the criminal laws of the State of Illinois as well as many other regulatory laws of the state and county including traffic regulations.
Sixteenth Judicial Circuit Serve DeKalb, Kane and Kendall Counties


Library

Gail Borden Library The Gail Borden Public Library offers a wide variety of services and collections for library users. They are outlined below and are divided between those services and collections that are targeted towards adults, those for kids, and those for library users of all ages.
Geneva Public Library
Ella Johnson Library
Kane County Law Library Located within the Kane County Judicial Complex, the Kane County Law Library is open not only to attorneys and government employees, but to the public as well
St. Charles Public Library The St. Charles Public Library is an integral part of the community that has met the information and resource needs of St. Charles residents for almost 100 years. The Library's role has grown from a simple book lending service in 1906, to a multi-service library and information center using 21st century technology.
Sugar Grove Public Library


Transportation

Aurora Municipal Airport
Chicago Transit Authority The CTA operates the nation's second largest public transportation system and covers the City of Chicago and 40 surrounding suburbs. On an average weekday, nearly 1.5 million rides are taken on the CTA.
Metra Metra's Commuter Rail System, serving Northeast Illinois.
O'Hare International Airport
Pace Chicagoland area bus transportation system.
Auto Transport Companies and car shipping quotes in Kane County


Entertainment

Aurora Regional Fire Museum Aurora Regional Fire Museum
Elgin Community Theatre The goal of the Elgin Community Theatre is to bring quality entertainment to Elgin and the northwest suburbs of Chicago.
Fox Valley Folk Music & Storytelling Festival
Garfield Farm Museum A 150-year-old pioneer farming museum in Kane County Illinois. The museum offers a variety of educational, family, and entertainment events.
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory A U.S. Department of Energy national laboratory for research exploring the fundamental nature of matter and energy.
Fox River Trolley Museum The museum operates a variety of antique trolleys, many from lines long vanished, over trackage that once connected Carpentersville, Elgin, Aurora, and Yorkville.
Fox Valley Ice Arena Home to the Chicago Freeze Junior A Hockey team.
Kane County Fair
Paramount Art Center It is the mission of the Paramount Theatre to present entertaining, informative and inspiring world-class performances and theatrical opportunities in a beautiful historic setting, therefore enhancing the quality of life in the Chicago Metropolitan area.
SciTech Hands On Museum SciTech's mission is to engage people in experiencing and learning science and technology in a fun and interactive way.


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DuPage County, IL

Parks

Lisle Park District
Cantigny Park
Clarendon Hills Park District
Itasca Park District
Morton Arboretum
Naperville Park District
Roselle Park District
Warrenville Park District
Winfield Park District
Addison Park District currently offers residents two dozen neighborhood parks
Bloomingdale Park District
Carol Stream Park District
Prairie Landing Golf Club
St. Andrews Golf and Country Club
Village Greens of Woodridge Golf Course
West Chicago Park District
Wheaton Park District The Wheaton Park District provides recreational services and opportunities to the residents of the district.


City Sites

Du Page County
Addison
Bensenville
Burr Ridge
Carol Stream
Darien
Downers Grove
Elmhurst
Glen Ellyn
Glendale Heights
Hinsdale
Itasca
Lombard
Naperville
Oak Brook
Roselle
Villa Park
Village of Lisle
Warrenville
West Chicago
Wheaton (County Seat)
Willowbrook
Winfield
Wood Dale
Woodridge


Newspapers

Beacon News
DuPage Daily Herald
Life Newspapers
Lombardian
The Lisle Reporter


Law Enforcement

County Fire Departments
County Treasurer is charged with the custody and distribution of County funds
Eighteenth Judicial Circuit Court of Illinois committed to serving the public by providing a fair and efficient system of justice that fosters the public trust and confidence
State's Attorney's Office The primary mission of the DuPage County State's Attorney's Office is to seek justice in each individual case.
Wheaton Fire Department The Wheaton Fire Department is dedicated to safely providing the highest level of fire, rescue, emergency medical services, fire prevention services and public education, to those who we are called to serve.
Wheaton Police Department The Wheaton Police Department is an organization comprised of people of integrity, committed to providing total quality police service to its community in an honest, fair, professional and courteous manner.


Hospitals

Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital is the largest fully integrated not-for-profit health care delivery system in metropolitan Chicago and is recognized as one of the top 10 systems in the country
Du Page County Health Department promotes physical and emotional health, prevents illness, inqury and disability, protects health from enviromental risk factors and strives to assure the provision of accessible, quality service
OSF Saint Joseph Medical Center
RML Specialty Hospital


Library

Addison Public Library provides informational, cultural, educational, and recreational resources and services to the citizens of Addison
Bloomingdale Public Library
Downers Grove Public Library "the place to go when you need to know!"
DuPage County Law Library The mission of the DuPage County Law Library is to provide legal information services to all licensed attorneys, judges, as well as members of the public.
Elmhurst Public Library
Glen Ellyn Public Library The Glen Ellyn Public Library is Committed to Providing You current books and materials in other formats, in sufficient quantity to satisfy customer demand
Glenside Public Library Friendly, inviting, innovative and exciting, the Glenside Public Library District shares a world of imagination and information with patrons of all ages and cultures
LISLE LIBRARY DISTRICT Collection includes 170,000 books, 400 magazines – some with online accessibility, 15,000 audiovisuals and a variety of audio visual equipment. Offers an on line library catalog, internet stations, color printers, copiers, meetings rooms and a broad spectrum of weekly events.
Naperville Public Library Naperville Public Library - is our community's top stop for equitable access to knowledge and information delivered by professional and welcoming staff in a network of state of the art libraries and in a 24/7 electronic universe.
Villa Park Public Library
West Chicago Public Library
Westmont Public Library The mission of the Westmont Public Library is to help people achieve their full potential by being a leading resource for information, education, culture and recreation.
Wheaton Public Library


Transportation

American Airlines
DuPage Airport
Grove Commuter Shuttle(GCS) The Grove Commuter Shuttle operates three routes during the morning and evening rush hours with service to the Main Street Train Station.
Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter Railroad Corporation, NIRCRC (METRA) The 495-mile Metra system serves 230 stations in the counties of Cook, DuPage, Lake, Will, McHenry and Kane.
Northwest Airlines Northwest Airlines is the world's fourth largest airline. Northwest and its travel partners serve more than 900 cities in more than 160 countries on six continents
Pace Suburban Bus (PACE) Pace is the premier suburban transit provider, quickly moving people to work and school safely and efficiently.


Entertainment

Black Swan Art Welcome to Black Swan Art Gallery of Photography
Classic Cinemas provides you with advance movie schedules and free offers.
Elmhurst Historical Museum is operated by the City of Elmhurst, and serves as the community's memory by acquiring, preserving, and interpreting original materials related to the history of Elmhurst from the settlement period to the present.
Hinsdale Center For The Arts The mission of HCA is to educate, encourage and facilitate participation in the arts
Lynfred Winery Inc is truly one of Chicago's most unique attractions. Founded in October, 1979 by Owner Fred Koehler and his late wife, Lynn, Lynfred Winery has fueled great expansion in the Illinois grape and wine industry.
The Morton Arboretum Visitors to the 1,700-acre The Morton Arboretum can explore on foot, from the car, or by tram. A nationally-recognized museum of outdoor woody plants, the Morton Arboretum features a visitor’s center, educational programs, restaurant, natural prairies, seasonal festivals, lively concerts, and outdoor theatre.
The Morton Arboretum Visitors to the 1,700-acre The Morton Arboretum can explore on foot, from the car, or by tram. A nationally-recognized museum of outdoor woody plants, the Morton Arboretum features a visitor’s center, educational programs, restaurant, natural prairies, seasonal festivals, lively concerts, and outdoor theatre.


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Kendall County, IL

City Sites

Kendall County
Montgomery
Oswego
Plano
Yorkville


Newspapers

Kendall County Record
Ledger-Sentinel
Kendall County News Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.
Ledger-Sentinel Published each Thursday in Oswego, Illinois 60543


Parks

Hide-A-Way Lakes
Illinois Beach State Park has dunes and swales with sprawling marshes, forests of oak and vast arrays of animal life and vegetation
Moraine Hills State Park
Silver Springs State Park


Law Enforcement

County Sheriff's Office
County Treasurer Treasure's responsibilities include the statutory duties required as County Treasurer for the County of Kendall and as Ex-Officio County Collector of Real Estate Property Taxes and Drainage District Taxes for the entire county.
States Attorney


Hospitals

Illinois Department of Health is responsible for protecting the state's 12.4 million residents, as well as countless visitors, through the prevention and control of disease and injury
Kendall County Health Department provide population based programs and services to promote personal health, including mental health, protect community health, prevent disease and promote family self-sufficiency
Valley West Community Hospital offers excellence in acute primary hospital care for all ages with state-of-the art technology in diagnostic and surgical services for inpatient and outpatients, all delivered in a proud tradition of caring


Library

Oswego Library District exists to provide quality library service which will effectively meet the informational, educational, and recreational needs of district residents of all ages, with special emphasis on supplying popular materials, providing reference service, and assisting students of all ages in meeting their educational needs
Plano Community Library District
Yorkville Public Library


Transportation

A-1 Auto Transport provides the highest standard of safety and security in the automobile transport and car shipping industry.
American Airlines As the largest airline in the world, we have a lot to offer our customers in the U.S. and around the globe.
Amtrak Trains
Aurora Municipal Airport
Chicago International Airports O'Hare International Airport * Midway International Airport * Gary-Chicago International Airport
Dependable Auto Shippers represents the highest quality and most reliable auto transport company in business today. Since 1954, DAS has been meeting the auto shipping needs of individuals and businesses, both domestically and internationally.
Illinois Department of Transportation
Northwest Airlines Northwest Airlines is the world's fourth largest airline. Northwest and its travel partners serve more than 900 cities in more than 160 countries on six continents


Entertainment

Gold Star Academy of Dance Our academy believes in offering students of all ages quality professional dance instruction in a family friendly atmosphere
Kendall Arts Guild is a not-for-profit organization formed to promote and encourage area artists, and the enjoyment, growth and understanding of the arts in and around Kendall County, IL
Kendall County Fair
Kendall County Historical Society The historical society was chartered in 1970 to preserve the history of Kendall County and to provide historical education for the county's residents


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DeKalb County, IL

City Sites

DeKalb County
Cortland
DeKalb
Genoa
Hinckley
Kingston
Kirkland
Sandwich
Shabbona
Sycamore
Waterman


Hospitals

Kindred Healthcare Operating Inc
Kindred Hospital
Kishwaukee Community Hospital
Midlands Surgical Center Ass
Valley West Community Hospital
County Health Department
Illinois Regional Cancer Center is a state-of-the-art outpatient cancer care program dedicated to excellence in all aspects of patient care related to radiation
Kindred Healthcare ''Taking care of people who cannot take care of themselves''
KishHealth System


Newspapers

Citizen Standard
Daily Chronicle
DeKalb County Online DeKalb County Illinois News and Information Source
NorthernStar Online The Northern Star is the student publication of Northern Illinois University
Sycamore News


Parks

Jefferson Memorial Forest Welcome Center
DeKalb County Forest Preserve was established in 1940 to provide recreational opportunities, to preserve our natural plant and animal life for both public enjoyment and education, and for the protection of our natural heritage
DeKalb Park District Welcome to the DeKalb Park District. Take a look at the current program brochure, find a park in your neighborhood or learn about the DeKalb Park District facilities
Genoa Park District seeks to enhance the quality of life and the environment; to acquire, conserve and protect natural resources and to provide leisure time opportunities for the benefit of the citizens and families in our community
Shabbona Lake State Park
Sycamore Park District


Law Enforcement

Circuit Clerk has the responsibility of receiving and filing all civil, probate, criminal, juvenile and traffic cases
County Administrator directs the day-to-day operation of County facilities, programs and personnel and provides staff support to the County Board in policy-making
Court Services is responsible for providing a variety of services to adult and juvenile offenders
Emergency Services & Disaster Agency The purpose of E.S.D.A. is to mitigate potential hazards, plan for, coordinate, respond to and aid in recovery from all disaster situations whether natural or man-made
Sheriff
State's Attorney has the exclusive responsibility for prosecuting violations of the criminal laws of the State of Illinois as well as traffic violations
Treasurer has the responsibility to receive, invest and distribute the revenue and public monies of the county


Library

DeKalb Public Library
Hinckley Public Library District
Sandwich District Library
Sycamore Public Library


Transportation

DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport Serving the general aviation community, is located at 3232 Pleasant Street, DeKalb, Illinois
Greyhound Bus service
Huskie Bus Line
Metra The commuter rail service
O'Hare International Airport
R&M Aviation A Leader in Private Aviation


Entertainment

DeKalb Corn Fest This annual event is held the last full weekend of August in the City of DeKalb (815) 748-CORN
Egyptian Theatre A 1929 national landmark, fully restored Egyptian Art Deco movie palace
Ellwood House Museum a grand Victorian mansion, is located in a lovely park in the heart of DeKalb, Illinois. Inside, crystal chandeliers sparkle, gilt mirrors shine, and antique woodwork gleams. A visit to this elegant home brings the past to life!
Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra
Midwest Museum of Natural History Offers visitors an appreciation of the world's diverse natural environment and human culture through exhibits and interactive learning experiences for children and adults
NIU Art Museum
Sandwich Fair This annual five-day event in the City of Sandwich starts on the Wednesday immediately following Labor Day and runs through Sunday evening
Sandwich Opera House
Sycamore Pumpkin Festival This annual event is held the last full weekend of October in the City of Sycamore




Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed to be accurate.