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