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City of St. Charles river front townhouses

Friendly neighborhoods, innovative schools and beautiful parks have earned St. Charles, Illinois, its reputation as the Pride of the Fox River. With a variety of cultural amenities, unique architecture and a rich heritage, St. Charles has so much to offer residents and visitors. Located 35 miles west of downtown Chicago, St. Charles has a population of approximately 33,000. More than 2,100 businesses, consisting of a balanced mix of retailers, restaurants and manufacturing facilities, employ more than 34,200 people.

 

ST. CHARLES NAMED #1 CITY IN 2011 FAMILY CIRCLE ANNUAL SURVEY OF BEST TOWNS AND CITIES

“We are thrilled to be included in Family Circle’s “Best Towns and Cities” Survey and be ranked number one in the country!” said St. Charles Mayor Donald DeWitte. “Now everyone will know what we have known all along—that St. Charles is a gem among cities and a wonderful place to live. It is a great city, with many opportunities to work or have fun. We pride ourselves on maintaining a safe, affordable community and a high quality of life.” > read more

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