Elgin Community Information

Kane County is one of the most rapidly growing areas in Illinois with a population of more than 400,000 residents. The county is very well connected with a major international airport, interstate highways, and a very affordable public transport system.

The Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, the only one of its kind in the state and one of 13 in the nation is in Kane County. This highly colorful and dynamic academy offers a different learning experience, giving the state skilled and trained scientific leaders. Students from other educational institutes like Elgin Academy and Aurora University are shaping the world in fields of science, technology, business and art.

The 150-year-old pioneer farming museum, Garfield Museum, offers great educational family tours. The Fox River Trolley museum is a nostalgic trip down memory lane, to a time when electric trolley cars were a vital part of America.

The Kane County forest preserves offer canoeing, fishing and equestrian trails. The Fox River Trail and Illinois Prairie Path provide a great escape from the city’s hustle. Golf courses, ice-skating, skiing and numerous cultural and folk activities provide a complete atmosphere for relaxing and enjoying life.

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