By 1832, over one hundred settlers had arrived at Naper's Settlement. [115], "Naperville" redirects here. Players Indoor Sports Center hosts lacrosse and soccer games at the facility. The anniversary events included celebrations, concerts and a balloon parade. Home → ... Metropolitan and micropolitan statistical areas as defined in March 2020 by the OMB Bulletin No. It is at 2035 S. Naper Boulevard and is the smallest of the three buildings at 32,000 square feet (3,000 m, The 95th Street Library is near the intersection of, All Saints Catholic Academy, founded in 2005, preschool through 8th grade, Bethany Lutheran School, preschool through 8th grade, Calvary Christian School, kindergarten through 8th grade, Chesterbrook Academy, kindergarten through 5th grade, Covenant Classical School, kindergarten through 8th grade. [53] DuPage Children's museum celebrated its 30th years birthday in June 2017. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 141,853, which was estimated to have increased to 148,449 by 2019. Living in Naperville offers residents access to a wide variety of places and venues. DuPage Medical Group serves the western suburbs of Chicago with primary and specialty care since 1999. [28], Naperville is within the Illinois Technology and Research Corridor. Naperville Community Television, NCTV17 (Channel 17) – Community-based programming that includes news, sports, and talk shows.  Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources. Naperville is one of the most family-friendly places to live in. There is also a geographical-based naming system, with West Street and North Street defining the older boundaries of the city. It's big enough where there are a lot of things to do but small enough that you get to know a lot of it's residents and make good connections with people. As of 2007, the Park District manages over 2,400 acres (10 km2) of open space, including over 130 parks and four sports complexes. Located 28 miles (45 km) west of Chicago, Naperville was founded in 1831 and developed into the third-largest city in Illinois. University of Chicago Medication has two locations at Naperville providing Pediatric and ENT services.[86]. The Carillon is both manually and also computer-playable, with most performances done by hand, but with half the bells played by a computer-controlled system at set times during the day. Private schools in the city limits include: Edward Hospital in Naperville, Illinois, was first established in 1907 as Edward Sanitarium, and became Edward Hospital in 1955. The 203 school district has two high schools: Naperville Central High School and Naperville North High School, 5 junior high schools and 15 elementary schools within Naperville city limits. [48], The Millennium Carillon is designated as one of the four largest carillons in the world, with 72 bronze bells weighing from 10 pounds to the 6-ton "Captain Joseph Naper Bell". [27] The racial makeup of the city was 76.5% White, 4.7% African American, 14.9% Asian and 5.3% Hispanic or Latino. Edward Hospital is a full-service hospital with 352 private patient rooms. People wishing to reach Naperville from I-55 exit at Weber Road and head north. In Naperville there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. There are several Hospitals and Medical Groups near Naperville: Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove, Illinois, belongs to Advocate Health Care. [20], A predominantly rural community for most of its existence, Naperville experienced a population explosion beginning in the 1960s and continuing into the 1980s and 1990s, following the construction of the East-West Tollway (now known as the Ronald Reagan Memorial Tollway) and Interstate 355 (originally known as the North–South Tollway, now the Veterans Memorial Tollway). [47], In 1999, Naperville was designated a White House Millennium Community, due to the construction of the Moser Tower and Millennium Carillon. The accident killed 45 and injured approximately 127 passengers and/or crew members. Naperville is in DuPage County and is one of the best places to live in Illinois. Naperville (/neprvl/) is a city in DuPage and Will counties in the U.S. state of Illinois, and a suburb of Chicago. The prairie paths are one of my favorite parts. [12] Among those original settlers were Naper's wife Almeda Landon, his brother John with wife Betsy Goff, his sister Amy with husband John Murray, and his mother Sarah. Knoch Knolls Park, which includes a small, but recently extended, mountain biking trail and eighteen-hole frisbee golf course, located south between Ring Road and 95th Street. November 18, 2020 City Buildings Closing to Public Nov. 20 Due to Increase in COVID-19 Cases To help mitigate the spread of COVID-19, the City of Naperville is closing all City buildings to the public beginning Friday, Nov. 20 and urging residents to follow new guidance from the state. Calculated annually per 100,000 residents. 111th St. (Hassert Blvd. Chicago - Naperville - Elgin (Metropolitan Statistical Area, Metropolitan Areas, USA) with population statistics, charts, map and location. [51] It was rebuilt in 2015 due to a flood after it was moved to its location in Naperville. IL Route 59, Raymond Dr., Book Rd., River Rd., West St., Naperville-Plainfield Rd., Modaff Rd., Washington St., Naper Blvd.