Quality of Life
Elgin can authentically boast of its own proud accomplishments and innovations, rich heritage, active business climate and robust economic development, education focus and thriving arts and cultural amenities. The City in the Suburbs is authentic, the ideal reflection of what the community is and what the community aspires to be in the future.
Arts & Culture
The strong base of arts organizations and individual artists that we have in Elgin truly sets us apart from our neighbors. Elgin is now becoming a destination for the arts.
Elgin is located just thirty 38 miles northwest of downtown Chicago and 30 minutes from O’Hare International Airport via I-90. Most of Elgin lies within Kane County, Illinois, with a portion in Cook County, Illinois.
Downtown Elgin's historic architecture provides solid character and its riverfront location promotes the value of our environment and natural resources.
Serious green takes on a whole new meaning when you do business on an Elgin golf course. Our courses are unrivaled in their scope, quality of facilities and services.
Host a corporate event, enhance you employee benefit program, or build a custom team building package. Businesses large and small will find it easy to get down to business at the Centre of Elgin.