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St. Charles IL Information

Elgin Deck Builders is in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicagoland in the Midwest of the USA. Elgin Deck Builders are the best Deck Contractors in Elgin and the surrounding areas. This local contracting team provides professional design, installation, repair and maintenance of Residential and Commercial Decks, Swimming Pool Decks, Pergola, Arbors, Gazebos and Patio Covers in St Charles and the surrounding areas. We serve Kane County, McHenry County, Elgin, South Elgin, St Charles, Geneva, Carpentersville, Huntley, Gilberts, Crystal Lake, Dundee, Bartlett, Schaumburg, Roselle, West Chicago, Hanover Park, Hoffman Estates, Hampshire, Pingree Grove, Campton Hills, Streamwood, Wayne, and throughout the Fox River Valley.

St Charles is a suburb city of the Chicagoland area that is part of both DuPage and Kane counties in Illinois. It lies roughly 40 miles west of Chicago on Illinois Route 64. Per the 2020 census, the population was 33,081. 

The official city slogan is “Pride of the Fox”, after the Fox River that runs through the center of town. St. Charles is part of a tri-city area along with Geneva and Batavia, all western suburbs of similar size and socioeconomic condition.

St. Charles History Museum

St Charles Museum

The St. Charles History Museum houses permanent and temporary exhibits, the Colonial Anderson Research Room, the Jack & Kathy Brens Exhibit Hall photo and research archives, the Curious Fox Gift Shop, administrative offices, and the collections storage facilities. The Museum is located in the 1928 McCornack Oil Company building at 215 East Main Street. The building served St. Charles as a Texaco gas station from 1928-1990. After renovations, the Museum opened to the public in May 2001. Prior to 2001, the Museum was located in the St. Charles Municipal Building.

Address: 215 E Main St, St. Charles, IL 60174

Pottawatomie Park

Pottawatomie Park in St. Charles IL

beautiful Fox River within walking distance of downtown and located 4 blocks north of Rt. 64 and 3 blocks west of Rt. 25 (turn west on local North Avenue)

Historic park offers swimming pools, picnic areas, shelters, playgrounds, sand volleyball court, seasonal kayak and pedal boat rentals. Nine-hole golf course, 18 hole miniature golf course. Multi-use community center, paddlewheel riverboat cruises, tennis courts, native plant demonstration garden, paved bike trails, fishing. Located along the Fox River Trail.

Address: 8 North Ave, St. Charles, IL 60174

St. Charles Paddlewheel Riverboat

Paddlewheel Riverboat Tours in St. Charles IL

The Fox River borders the St. Charles Park District’s parks and forest preserves. It is a green corridor of scenic beauty rich in history. The Paddlewheel Riverboat tours allow you to come aboard and enjoy travel from the era of Mark Twain on one of their daily afternoon sightseeing trips. Both boats have open-air upper decks for unobstructed sightseeing and the lower decks have windows that can be closed in cool or rainy weather to ensure the comfort of your guests. Using both decks each boat can accommodate 90 passengers.

Address: 8 North Ave, St. Charles, IL 60174