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Geneva is a city in Kane County, in the Chicago metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Geneva, NY.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Geneva. For links to other places called Geneva, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Geneva is 41.887N. The longitude is -88.305W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 712 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 22,236.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$77,299
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Geneva demographic reports
Geneva is on the Fox River.
Former and merged names include:
· Big Spring
· Camp Lyon
· Herrington's Ford
· La Fox
· LaFox
· Campbell Ford
Once a river trading center
Filming location for:
· 2002 movie, "Road to Perdition"
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Caribou Coffee, Panera Bread, Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Swedish Days - June 19-24, 2007
  • Arts Fair - Sept. 28-29, 2007
Dates often change. Check Geneva web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Island Park
Sports teams: Kane County Cougars (minor league baseball)
Historic routes: Lincoln Highway
Historic sites and museums: Geneva Historical Society Museum, Garfield Farm Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Geneva demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Kane County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Chicago area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60134 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

23% of Geneva residents report German ancestry, and 19% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Geneva ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Geneva was $33,026, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

53% of Geneva residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

Entertainment
Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Geneva festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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History

Historic districts in Geneva include Central Geneva Historic District, North Geneva Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Geneva, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $810.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,645.


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Libraries

Libraries in Geneva include Geneva Public Library ... View libraries

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Media outlets

Newspapers in Geneva include Batavia-Geneva-Saint Charles Republican, Kane County Chronicle

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Politics

Kane County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Geneva political report.

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Restaurants

Geneva restaurants taking online reservations include Mill Race Inn, Wildwood Restaurant ... View restaurants

Traffic

The average commute time for Geneva workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Geneva between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Geneva include Comfort Inn Geneva, Herrington Hotel.

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