If you are looking for any Illinois Real Estate or Homes for Sale try Algonquin, known as the “Gem of the Fox River Valley,” has 37,000 plus residents, and is a rapidly, expanding community in the northwestern suburbs of Chicago. This 130 year old village on the banks of the Fox River is home to many lovely and quaint antique shops, restaurants and also new malls that have just opened. Approximately 40 miles north of Chicago,Illinois, Algonquin is a safe, family-oriented community with a wide variety of educational and recreational opportunities. The town maintains lot's of recreational programs and a municipal pool site that offers swimming lessons. Its numerous parks are home to playgrounds, football and soccer fields, basketball, volleyball, tennis courts, picnic areas and even an ice skating rink! It offers a strong and renowned public education system for school-aged residents and there are several colleges and universities in proximity. Visit the school tab for Algonquin or any Illinois School information or the MLS buttom above for any other Illinois Real Estate for sale.
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Lake In The Hills Information
Looking for llinois Real Estate or Illlinois homes for sale...consider Healthy Living...Lake In The Hills: As the name implies, Lake in the Hills has four lakes. WoodsCreek Lake is the largest with two swimming areas - Indian Trail Beach and Butch Haggle Beach, GooseLake, Willow Lake and Lake Scott are all shallow lakes. Goose Lake is utilized mainly for fishing while Willow Lake and Lake Scott are wildlife ponds. We even have a fen! Lake In the Hills is home to a small Illinois airport as well as many small businesses. Population is just over 30,000.
Chicago Magazine ranks Lake in the Hills in the top five Healthiest Places to Live. In the October 2005 issue, 191 suburban Chicago communities were given scores on 15 qualities relating to health, safety, and the environment, searching for the healthiest places to live. Lake in the Hills was ranked the 4th healthiest place to live amongst peer communities throughout the Chicagoland area.
Illinois Communities were graded on the elements below and received weighted scores according to the recommendations of experts in public health and epidemiology. Lake in the Hills scored highest in both the safety and environmental categories with overall rankings of 2nd and 6th respectively.
· Environmental - air pollution sources, hazardous waste sources, water violations, industrial chemical releases, and open space.
· Health - physicians per capita, premature mortality, low birth weights, incidence of cancer, fast food restaurants, and percent of population using public transportation.
· Safety - number of violent crimes, property crimes, number of crash deaths, and number of liquor licenses.
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