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Elk Grove Village

Elk Grove Village is a village located in northeastern Illinois, and is a near northwest suburb, touching the city of Chicago, with a population that was 33,127 at the 2010 census. As the name suggests, Elk Grove Village is home to a small herd of elk kept in a grove at the eastern edge of the Busse Woods forest preserve brought by train from Montana by an early resident, William Busse, in the 1920s. Elk Grove Village also had the honor of being listed in a recently published book, "Fifty Fabulous Places to Raise Your Family" by Melissa Giovagnoli. Elk Grove was included for its excellent parks and recreation, schools, access to transportation, varied housing stock, vibrant economy, low crime rate, exceptional community service, and small-town atmosphere.

Elk Grove Village has the distiction of being home to the largest business park in North America, and is also home to the largest concentration of manufacturers in the Midwest. Thanks to revenue collected yearly from sales and commercial property taxes, Elk Grove Village is able enjoy one of the lowest property tax rates in the Northwest suburbs.  Elk Grove Village continues to redevelop and thrive and is called the "Exceptional Community."


Elk Grove Village Community Resources

Elk Grove Village School District

Elk Grove Village Website

Elk Grove Village Tax Assessor's Office

Elk Grove Village Park District

Elk Grove Village Public Library

Elk Grove Village Chamber of Commerce


Elk Grove Village Community Highlights 

Busse Woods - Ned Brown Preserve

Rainbow Falls Waterpark

Crabtree Nature Center

Pirates Cove Childrens Theme Park

Elk Grove Farmers Market

Notable People from Elk Grove Village

Billy Corgan, rock band Smashing Pumpkins lead singer and guitarist

Jerry B. Jenkins, co-author of the Left Behind series

Bill Kelly, screenwriter; born and raised in Elk Grove Village

Irene Kotowicz, All-American Girls Professional Baseball League player

John Kotz, basketball player on Wisconsin's 1941 NCAA championship team

John McDonough, president of the Chicago Blackhawks and former president of the Chicago Cubs

Dave Otto, former Major League Baseball player and Chicago Cubs and ESPN broadcast analyst


*Information gathered from various sources, included Wikipedia.org. Accuracy not guaranteed.




Addison is a village located west of the Chicago, in DuPage County, Illinois. The population was 36,942 at the 2010 census with 11,649 households, and 9,097 families residing in the village. It lies on Salt Creek, an affluent of the Des Plains River. Addison is also known as the Village of Friendship with a book published in 1984 by the same name.

Addison is a pleasant mix of residential and commercial surrounded by parks and open space. It's about 22 miles northwest of downtown Chicago, providing an away-from-it-all hometown feeling for its residents. Addison is also a great place to call home with it's award-winning school districts, and family geared recreational hotspots such as The Centennial Rec Center, Family Aquatic Center and Dave and Busters. Addison's large public library was designed in 1993 to be a modern green facilty which awarded it the prestigious Earth Flag award, and is a great community space for it's residents.

You’ll find a range of home styles, neighborhoods and pricing in Addison. I am very familiar with this and other developments in Addison. I would love the opportunity to help you find a home that best suits your needs and criteria.

Addison Community Resources

Addison School District

Village of Addison Website

Addison Tax Assessor's Office

Addison Park District

Addison Public Library

Addison Chamber of Commerce


Addison Community Highlights 

Addison Center for the Arts

The Centennial Rec Center

The Family Aquatic Center

DeVry University

Dave and Busters

It Happened in Addison Website 

Notable People from Addison

Bobby Hull, Hockey Hall of Fame inductee. He lived in Addison from 1963-1971 while playing left wing for the Chicago Blackhawks.

Kyle Kinane, stand-up comedian and actor. He was raised in Addison and is a graduate of Addison Trail High School

Tony Pasquesi, defensive lineman for the Chicago Cardinals from 1955-1957. He was a resident of Addison at the time of his death

Alexa Scimeca Knierim, pair skater and winner of the 2015 U.S. Figure Skating Championships. She was raised in Addison and is a graduate of Addison Trail High School

Rocco Sisto, actor best known for playing young Junior Soprano on The Sopranos

*Information gathered from various sources, included Wikipedia.org. Accuracy not guaranteed.