Kane County, Illinois
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They came in wagons and on horseback to settle the Fox River Valley of Kane County.
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The Kane County Forest Preserve has noted preserve sites in much the same condition as when
early settlers first arrived.
I was surprised by the number of communities that have disappeared or changed names since the pioneers first arrived in the early 1800s. These times, they are a chang'in!
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Beeler's Mound (see Johnson's Mound)
Big Woods (Batavia & South)
Big Rock Township
Briar Hill (northern Kane County)
Carpentersville (Carpenters Grove)
Clybournville (one mile south of Batavia)
East Burlington P.O.
Freeman (Northern Kane County)
Geneva (Herrington's Ford)
Gray Town (Montgomery)
Gray Willow P.O.
Jefferson (Big Rock)
Johnson's Mound (Beeler's Mound)
LaFox (in Blackberry Twp)
LaFox P.O. (Geneva)
Lily Lake - Lilly Lake
Little Woods (Wayne, Dupage Co. or St. Charles Twp)
McCarthy Settlement (Aurora area), also known as McCarty's Mill
North Plato P.O.
Padel (Spring Valley)
Pidgeon Woods Township (I haven't located this but it is mentioned at this site.)
St. Charles (Charlestown)
St. Charles Township
Schneider's Mill (North Aurora)
Spring Valley (Almora)
South Elgin (aka Clinton or Clintonville)
Sugar Grove Township
Sunset (Northern Kane County)
Waterville (St. Charles)
Weston (Fermi Lab)
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Naperville - DuPage County (East of Aurora, Kane County)
DuPage County History & Genealogy
Wayne (both DuPage & Kane County)
West Chicago (formerly Turner Junction) is East of St. Charles, in DuPage County. The DuPage County airport is located in West Chicago on the boarder of St. Charles.
Bartlett - DuPage, Cook & Kane County
Sycamore & DeKalb - DeKalb County (West of Kane County)
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