About Bourbonnais, IL
Bourbonnais is a small village in Kankakee County, Illinois, approximately 60 miles south of Chicago.
Like many towns in the region, Bourbonnais has an economy historically influenced by agriculture. However, with its proximity to the Chicago metropolitan area, there has been some diversification in terms of industry and commerce.
Today, Bourbonnais is known for being home to Olivet Nazarene University, a private Christian liberal arts university. The presence of the university contributes to the local economy and cultural atmosphere.