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St. Charles Real Estate

Welcome to St. Charles!  St. Charles is about 40 miles west of Chicago.

 

St. Charles History

The first to claim the area of St. Charles were Evan Shelby and William Franklin in 1834.  The township was originally known as Charleston.  However, it was later changed to St. Charles because the name was already taken by another town.  St. Charles became incorporated as a village in 1834.

 

Population: 33,264

 

Arts/ Entertainment: Things To Do

Arcada Theatre

Pheasant Run Resort

Zanies Comedy Club

Fox Valley Repertory at Pheasant Run Resort

Steel Beam Theater

 

Outdoor

Kane County Flea Market

Kane County Fairgrounds

Creek Bend Nature Center

Otter Cove Aquatic Park

Primrose Farm

Fox River Bike Trail

 

Local Transit

Roads/ Highways

The main roads in St. Charles are Main St (east-west), State St (east-west), 1st St (north-south) and Bennett/ Riverside Ave (north-south).  St. Charles is also close-by I-88 and I-355, which gives commuters access to Chicago and other areas.

 

St. Charles’ Educational Opportunities

Grades K-8

Community Unit School District 303

 

High School

Community Unit School District 303

 

Higher Education

Elgin Community College

 

St. Charles Area Healthcare

Delnor Community Hospital

Sherman Hospital

Presence St. Joseph Hospital