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a creative community


Welcome to Elgin, Illinois—a creative community in the Fox River Valley of Northern Kane County. Discover a vibrant arts scene, captivating events, and abundant opportunities to immerse yourself in the outdoors. With so many places to explore and things to do, Explore Elgin Area welcomes you to visit and experience it for yourself.

Explore It All

There are 11 communities in the Fox River, including Bartlett, Burlington, Carpentersville, East Dundee, Gilberts, Hampshire, Sleepy Hollow, South Elgin, West Dundee, and Pingree Grove. Elgin is the largest with over 113,911 residents. Discover each community’s unique flavor and attractions.

Elgin Area
Things To Do


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