South Elgin IL is a community of about 21,000 people located 45 miles west of Chicago and about 20 miles west of O’Hare airport.  South Elgin IL is bordered on it’s eastern edge by the beautiful Fox River. There are numerous parks and recreation area throughout South Elgin. The bike path which run is along the river, from Aurora to Crystal Lake, is very popular in all seasons.

South Elgin is the home of the popular Thornwood subdivision, which offers a sports center with pools, tennis courts, a playground and recreation center. Children who live in Thornwood attend St. Charles schools, including the the highly regarded Corron Elementary School which is located in the subdivision.

People who live in South Elgin know exactly why it is such a great place to live, but outsiders have taken notice, as well. This quaint village in Kane County was featured in Money magazine’s America’s Best Places to Live, after all.

The word has apparently gotten out on South Elgin as the community’s population has soared in recent years, thanks in part to the impressive growth seen in nearby Chicago.

As Chicago grows, so too does the surrounding communities, including South Elgin. More young families and rising professionals are choosing to simply use the city for work and the occasional leisure visit, while opting to live in the surrounding villages that offer their own unique advantages.

South Elgin is nestled in the Fox River Valley, which features an abundance of natural beauty and parks and recreation activities that the whole family can enjoy. And families are in abundance in South Elgin, with the vast majority of households including families. And close to half of South Elgin households feature children under the age of 18, creating a vibrant, youthful and familial atmosphere that all can enjoy.

The communal spirit is also alive and well in South Elgin, as residents have a number of attractive clubs and organizations to choose to join. The South Elgin Economic Development Council, South Elgin Heritage Commission and South Elgin Lions Club are just a few of the options available to area home owners.

A remarkable combination of exemplary school district, booming residential, commercial and industrial options and enticing events and culture available to community members has given South Elgin residents the highest quality of life since its humble beginnings in the 19th century.

Please call me at (630) 945-7935 if you are thinking of buying or selling a home in South Elgin, IL.