Community Information

Kane County, IL

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

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

Entertainment

DuPage County, IL

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

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

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.
Kendall County, IL

Newspapers

Parks

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

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
DeKalb County, IL

Hospitals

Newspapers

Parks

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

Transportation

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