Elgin is in a perfect location to serve the U.S. and North American Markets. Chicago O’Hare International Airport is just 30 minutes away via I-90.

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Downtown Elgin

Downtown Elgin offers a wide variety of services and building options for businesses, making it a great option to draw new employees. Easily accessible transportation like the Metra train, Pace bus system and easy access to nearby interstate highways make it an easy commute to and from surrounding areas.

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Industrial Parks

Elgin has over 20 business, office and industrial parks. These parks offer a wide variety of flexible space to meet your every business need and price point.

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Enterprise Zone

Enterprise Zones encourage economic growth and investment in distressed areas by offering tax advantages and incentives to businesses locating within the zone boundaries. The City of Elgin has 4 Enterprise Zones.

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I-90 Interchanges

Elgin, Illinois has 3 convenient Interchanges on Interstate 90, the longest Interstate Highway in the U.S. It is the northern-most coast-to-coast trade route.

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TIF Districts

The City of Elgin currently has three TIF Districts: Central Area, Dundee, Bluff City, and Route 20.

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Healthcare opportunities in the Elgin area are as diverse as the types of care you and your family may need. Two exceptional hospitals are located in Elgin, Provena St. Joseph Hospital and Sherman Hospital. Many other physicians, dentists, rehabilitation centers and other healthcare professionals also serve Elgin and the surrounding area.

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Major Highways

Strategically located in the heart of the United States and the Midwest, Elgin is situated in the dynamic Chicago metropolitan area. Elgin is connected to important U.S. and Midwest markets by I-90, the longest Interstate Highway in the U.S., as well as by several other major highways.

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Kane County Map

Most of Elgin lies within Kane County, Illinois, with a portion in Cook County, Illinois.

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Cook County Map

Most of Elgin lies within Kane County, Illinois, with a portion in Cook County, Illinois

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Metra West Line

There are three Metra commuter rail stations in Elgin: Big Timber Road on the City’s Westside, Chicago  Street and National Street in the City’s downtown. Twenty four commuter trains depart Elgin daily for Chicago’s Union Station and the Western suburbs.

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Illinois Official Rail Map

The Elgin, Joliet and Eastern Railway (EJE) is a Class II railroad that operates in the suburbs surrounding Chicago. The railroad is a link between Class I railroads in northeast Illinois and northwest Indiana

Area Development Magazine ranked Illinois among the top states, #2, for rail and highway accessibility.

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School District U-46 Boundry Map

School District U-46 serves over 40,000 children in grades preK-12. The District ranks as the second largest in Illinois with 40 elementary schools, 8 middle schools and 5 high schools.

School Profiles are intended to provide a quick overview of individual schools.  Visit the school's websites for additional information.

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