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Home to approximately 41,400 residents (U.S. Census Bureau, 2006-2008 American Community Survey) and growing, Bartlett enjoys its lifestyle as a Chicago suburb with a hometown feel. With available recreational, entertainment and cultural offerings, along with great shopping and a strong economy, this village is the perfect place for families and businesses alike.

The village covers 15.95 square miles in Cook, DuPage and Kane counties. Its locale, approximately 35 miles from downtown Chicago, offers commuters easy access to the city and its surrounding suburbs through a variety of transportation modes. Making highway commute simple are Interstates 88, 90, 290 and 355, all within 10 miles of Bartlett. Other major thoroughfares include Route 20 (Lake Street), Route 59 and Army Trail Road. For air travel, O’Hare International Airport is a mere 21 miles away, while both DuPage County and Schaumburg Airports provide a site for private and corporate aircraft. In addition, Bartlett’s downtown Metra Commuter Train Station supplies convenient transportation to downtown Chicago and suburbs in between via the Milwaukee District/West Line.

Residents take pleasure in the area’s diversified housing options, ranging from awe-inspiring Victorian homes to modest ranches. Old neighborhoods and new developments are fused together brilliantly in Bartlett, with most located near the village’s top shopping spots, excellent education and highly rated healthcare.

The village is a sport enthusiast’s haven, with leagues and organizations representing virtually every sport including T-ball and baseball, soccer, football, swimming and hockey. Additionally, the area’s cultural avenues are significant, especially with the presence of Arts in Bartlett, an organization dedicated to supporting the arts in the community. Community interests are furthered with the offerings of numerous civic-minded groups in town.

Area businesses are also pleased with economic life in Bartlett, which boasts the Brewster Creek Business Park, a modern, 670-acre industrial park offering Tax Increment Financing (TIF) District designation, I-2 Economic Development Area zoning and opportunities for further development. Located on West Stearns Road, businesses here are offered easy accessibility to Illinois Route 59 (a half-mile west) and the busy Interstate 90 (five miles north).

Multiple shopping sites dot the map of the village, with hot retail spots lining Route 59 & Stearns Road and Army Trail Road. On top of this is the contemporary Bartlett Town Center, which is home to residential living, and retail outlets. This enhanced multi-use development continues to draw in more and more people to Bartlett’s burgeoning downtown area, which plays a significant role in the area’s already growing economy.

The area continues to grow, attracting new business ventures and residents. Bartlett exudes a perfect mixture of historical pride and future progress, making it a quintessential suburban community.

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