Heritage. Unity. Vision.

Heritage. Unity. Vision.

From its 1831 incorporation to today’s standing as Illinois’ fourth largest city, Naperville’s story is one of progress and innovation through the power of teamwork. With an appreciation for the founding families of Naperville and their generations that continue to influence Naperville, the shared sense of community that brings intergovernmental partners and organizations together for the common good, and the continued drive for innovation and efficiency in the future, Naperville is the place to live, work and explore.

About Naperville

Located 28 miles west of Chicago, Naperville, Ill., consistently ranks as a top community in the nation in which to live, raise children and retire. Naperville was founded in 1831 and incorporated as a village in 1857. This vibrant, thriving city is now home to nearly 150,000 residents, acclaimed public and parochial schools, the best public library system in the country, world-class parks, diverse worship options, an array of healthcare providers and an exceptionally low crime rate. Naperville has ready access to a variety of public transportation, housing and employment choices. The city’s diversified employer base features high technology firms, retailers and factories, as well as small and home-based businesses. With all the amenities of a modern city and all the charm of a small town, Naperville truly is the premiere community in which to live, work and play.

Did you know?

The City of Naperville has grown from a prairie town of fewer than 10,000 people to a bustling city of

149K residents
that is home to everything from family businesses and a scenic Riverwalk to international corporations and regional transportation networks.

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