Where Tradition Meets The Future
Over the years South Elgin has developed immensely, from what started as a farming community in the early 1800’s, has now developed into a thriving modern community. South Elgin has a lot to offer the community; from the rapidly growing commercial developments along Randall Road, to the annual Tuna Kahuna Fishing Derby to the historical Fox River Trolley Museum, there is something for everyone in South Elgin. With the many commercial developments over the years, there has been an increase in the job opportunities for individuals in South Elgin. Top employers in South Elgin include Target Superstore and Jewel Osco. In 2007 Money Magazine South Elgin was listed in the "America's Best Places to Live" edition.
2010 population census 21,985
South Elgin was ranked in the CNN/Money’s Top 100 for economic strength, great job opportunities, top schools and safe streets.
Things to do/Events:
-Tuna Kahuna Free Fishing Contest
-Fox River Trolley Museum
-Autumn Pumpkin Patch Event
-Fish N’ Freeze
-The Brewster Creek Forest Preserve
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