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Early history St. Charles was the location of the Native American community for the chief of the Pottawatomie that inhabited the area. They dedicated a city park overlooking the river to this Native American past. After the Black Hawk War in 1832, the entire area of the Fox Valley was opened for American settlement.
Founded: 1834 (as Charleston; changed to St. Charles)
St. Charles is a city in DuPage and Kane counties in the U.S. state of Illinois. It lies roughly 40 miles west of Chicago on Illinois Route 64. As of the 2010 census the population was 32,974, and as of 2017, the population had dropped to about 32,714.
St. Charles provides a community that extends along the Fox River where miles of Pedestrian and Bicycle paths run for many miles from Aurora to the Wisconsin border North and South and West to Dekalb and East to Elmhurst. Festivals are often held along the river and in the downtown area all year round.
High schools continually rank in the top Illinois schools and the #743 in the Nation (according to US News.)
So, walk or ride the trails of St. Charles, Illinois
For more information on restaurants, hotels, and concerts. https://www.stcalliance.org/