Dylan asked in TravelUnited StatesChicago · 2 months ago

Is Elgin IL a suburb or a City?

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  • 2 weeks ago

    Silly question.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    I lived in Elgin. It is a good hours drive from Chicago with some traffic. It has never been considered a suburb of Chicago. It way too far away. 

    It is considered a city. The 8th largest city in IL. 

  • Kyle
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    it's a suburb of Chicago.  but still a city.  

  • 2 months ago

    A far suburb of $hitcago. 

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  • 2 months ago

    Elgin is a city 35 miles from Chicago.

  • 2 months ago

    100 years ago, it was a small town on the Fox River, completely unrelated to Chicago.  With the growth of population and urban sprawl, it is sometimes called a suburb.  Take your pick.

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