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DuPage County, Illinois

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  • Mary Lavina Gimlin (1846 - 1924)
    Mary was the fifth child of William Swim and Rachel Hill-Swim. Before Mary and Elijah were married, he was 17 years old when he and his family moved to Christian County, Illinois in 1858 from Tuscarawa...
  • Norman Lent (1826 - 1898)
    From the Find A Grave page on Norman Lent: Birth: Jun. 26, 1826 - Rome, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, USA Death: Aug. 22, 1898 - Naperville, DuPage County, Illinois, USA Fatal Accident Whi...
  • Ann Virginia Hixson (1843 - 1907)
  • Alice Ganung (1884 - 1968)

Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in DuPage County, Illinois.

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DuPage County was formed on February 9, 1839 out of Cook County. The county took its name from the DuPage River, which was, in turn, named after a French fur trapper, DuPage.

The county has a high socioeconomic profile and residents of Hinsdale, Naperville and Oak Brook include some of the wealthiest people in the Midwest.

Adjacent Counties

Cities & Townships

  • Addison
  • Aurora (part)
  • Batavia (part)
  • Bloomingdale
  • Chicago (part)
  • Darien
  • Downers Grove
  • Elmhurst (part)
  • Lisle
  • Milton
  • Naperville (part)
  • Oakbrook Terrace
  • St. Charles (part)
  • Warrenville
  • Wayne
  • West Chicago
  • Wheaton
  • Winfield
  • Wood Dale
  • York

Other Villages & Communities: Addison, Bartlett (part), Belmont, Bensenville (part), Bolingbrook (part), Burr Ridge (part), Butterfield, Carol Stream, Clarendon Hills, Cloverdale, Downers Grove, Elk Grove Village, Eola, Flowerfield, Fullersburg, Glendale Heights, Glen Ellyn, Gostyn, Hanover Park (part), Hinsdale (part), Itasca, Keeneyville, Lakewood, Lemont (part), Lisle, Lombard, Mammoth Springs, Medinah, Munger, North Glen Ellyn, Oak Brook (part), Ontarioville, Palisades, Roselle (part), Schaumburg (part), South Elmhurst, Swift, Tedens (Ghost Town), Villa Park, Wayne (part), Westmont, Weston (formerly), Willowbrook, Willow Springs (part), Winfield, Woodridge (part) and York Center



Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places