Elgin - A City of Choice

Established in 1854, the city of Elgin, Illinois is a historic, culturally and economically diverse, rapidly-growing community located 35 miles from Chicago in Kane and Cook counties.

Over 112,000 people are proud to call Elgin their home because of the city’s wonderful offerings- a great location, convenient transportation, superior quality of life, low crime rate, great variety of housing and dependable city services.