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Naperville is located 28 miles (45 km) west of Chicago. It was founded in 1831 and developed into the fourth-largest city in Illinois by 2018. When you visit Naperville, Illinois, Walkfo brings Naperville, Illinois places to life as you travel by foot, bike, bus or car with a mobile phone & headphones.


Naperville, Illinois Places Overview: History, Culture & Facts about Naperville, Illinois

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With 11 audio plaques & Naperville, Illinois places for you to explore in the Naperville, Illinois area, Walkfo is the world’s largest heritage & history digital plaque provider. The AI continually learns & refines facts about the best Naperville, Illinois places to visit from travel & tourism authorities (like Wikipedia), converting history into an interactive audio experience.

Naperville, Illinois history

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In July 1831, Joseph Naper arrived at the west bank of the DuPage River with his family and friends to found what would be known as Naper’s Settlement. The settlement was incorporated as the Village of Naperville in 1857, at which time it had a population of 2,000. In 1946, the site of one of the worst train disasters in Chicago history, the Advance Flyer and the Exposition Flyer collided ‘head to tail’ on a single track just west of the Loomis Street grade crossing.

Naperville, Illinois economy & business

Top employers

According to the 2019 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, the city’s top ten employers are: The city’s largest employers are located in the city. The city is also home to a number of other businesses, such as restaurants and hotels.

Naperville, Illinois geography / climate

According to the 2010 census, Naperville has an area of 39.323 square miles (101.85 km), of which 38.77 sq miles (100.41 km) is land. Portions of the city of Naperville drain to the West Branch of the DuPage River within DuPage County. Forest Preserve District ownership of a large amount of property along the river has minimized development in flood plains.

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Visit Naperville, Illinois PlacesYou can visit Naperville, Illinois places with Walkfo Naperville, Illinois to hear history at Naperville, Illinois’s places whilst walking around using the free digital tour app. Walkfo Naperville, Illinois has 11 places to visit in our interactive Naperville, Illinois map, with amazing history, culture & travel facts you can explore the same way you would at a museum or art gallery with information audio headset. With Walkfo, you can travel by foot, bike or bus throughout Naperville, Illinois, being in the moment, without digital distraction or limits to a specific walking route. Our historic audio walks, National Trust interactive audio experiences, digital tour guides for English Heritage locations are available at Naperville, Illinois places, with a AI tour guide to help you get the best from a visit to Naperville, Illinois & the surrounding areas.

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Best Naperville, Illinois places to visit

Naperville, Illinois has places to explore by foot, bike or bus. Below are a selection of the varied Naperville, Illinois’s destinations you can visit with additional content available at the Walkfo Naperville, Illinois’s information audio spots:

Naperville, Illinois photo Naperville station
Naperville is one of two stations in Naperville that serves Metra’s BNSF Railway commuter line. The station was originally built in 1910 by the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad. As of 2018, Naperville has an average of 4,015 weekday boardings for Metra trains. It also serves 53,000 Amtrak passengers annually.
Naperville, Illinois photo Naperville Historic District
The Naperville Historic District is a set of 613 buildings in Naperville, Illinois. 544 contribute to the historical integrity of the area. The district represents the town as it was originally platted.
Naperville, Illinois photo Naperville train disaster
The Naperville train disaster occurred April 25, 1946, on the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad at Loomis Street in Naperville, Illinois. 45 people died, and some 125 were injured.
Naperville, Illinois photo Centennial Beach
Centennial Beach is a public aquatic park located at 500 W. Jackson Avenue in Naperville, Illinois. The facility covers almost 6 acres (24,000 m²) of land with 6.2 million gallons of open water from Lake Michigan. The shallow end of the pool goes from 0 feet (0 m) to 4 feet (1.2 m), getting deeper.
Naperville, Illinois photo Moser Tower and Millennium Carillon
The Moser Tower is 160 ft tall and has 72 carillon bells. It was built in 1999 to commemorate the third millennium and 21st century. The carillon structure is said to be one of the four largest in the United States.
Naperville, Illinois photo Benedetti–Wehrli Stadium
Benedetti–Wehrli Stadium is a stadium in Naperville, Illinois. It is primarily used for American football, soccer and track and field. It has a seating capacity of 5,500.
Naperville, Illinois photo Edward Hospital
Edward Hospital & Health Services (Edward Hospital Services Corporation) is a major healthcare provider located in southwest suburban Naperville, DuPage County, Illinois. The current President & Chief Executive Officer is Bill Kottmann, active since January 2017 replacing long-time President & CEO Pamela Meyer Davis who began her position in 1988. Edward serves the residents of Chicago’s west and southwest suburbs.

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Naperville, Illinois has 0 physical plaques in tourist plaque schemes for you to explore via Walkfo Naperville, Illinois plaques audio map when visiting. Plaques like National Heritage’s “Blue Plaques” provide visual geo-markers to highlight points-of-interest at the places where they happened – and Walkfo’s AI has researched additional, deeper content when you visit Naperville, Illinois using the app. Experience the history of a location when Walkfo local tourist guide app triggers audio close to each Naperville, Illinois plaque. Currently No Physical Plaques.