About Naperville, IL
Naperville, IL, is a dynamic city located in DuPage and Will Counties and 28 miles west of Chicago. The city embodies the perfect combination of rich history and architectural heritage, as well as urban vitality and modern infrastructure. Naperville was founded in 1831 by Joseph Naper, so it was first known as Naper's Settlement. By 1832 the population of the city was slightly more than 100 residents. However, in the 1960s, after Chicago's urban sprawl, the city's population significantly increased. Due to the 2020 population census, the number of inhabitants was 149,540.
Naperville is known for its top-grade schools, diverse community, and rich landscapes. Residents and guests can enjoy the vibrant city parks and thriving downtown with lots of restaurants, shops or become a visitor to one of many cultural events. All of this makes Naperville one of the leaders on the list of the best places for living in the United States.