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Naperville Real Estate

Welcome to Naperville!  Naperville was voted the 2nd best place to live in the United States by Money Magazine in 2006.  In 2013 Kiplinger rated Naperville the 1st best city for early retirement.

Naperville History

Joseph Naper and his family arrived on the west bank of the DuPage River in 1831—which would be known as Naper’s Settlement.  Naper’s settlement was incorporated as the village of Naperville in 1857.  It was then reincorporated as a city in 1890.

Population: 144,864

Arts/ Entertainment: Things To Do

The city of Naperville hosts different special events/ festivals throughout the year—like the Naperville Winter Ale Fest in February or the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in March.

Naperville Public Library (ranked #1 in the U.S. each year from 1999-2010)

Naperville Independent Film Festival

DuPage Children’s Museum

Outdoor

The Naperville Park District manages/ provides over 2,400 acres—including 130 parks and 4 sports complexes.

Naperville Riverwalk

Naperville Farmer’s Market Association

Famers Market at St. John’s

Golfing

Springbrook Golf Course

Naperbrook Golf Course

 

Local Transit

Railways

Naperville has 3 different tracks that belong to the BNSF Railway.  Passengers can catch the Metra (Aurora to Chicago Union Station and Amtrak (travels to different parts of the country).

Roads/ Highways

Naperville gives access to many different major roads/highways that lead to Chicago and other areas.  I-88 runs near the north edge of Naperville, while i-55 runs south of the city.

 

Naperville’s Educational Opportunities

Grades K-8

Naperville Community Unit School District 203

Indian Prairie School District 204

 

High School

Community Unit School District 200

Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202

 

Higher Education

North Central College

Northern Illinois University

DePaul University

College of DuPage

DeVry University

Governors State University

Northwestern College

 

Naperville Area Healthcare

Edward Hospital

Good Samaritan Hospital