Bourbonnais, Illinois

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Bourbonnais, Illinois is a village located within Kankakee County. The population is said to be around 18,500 people as of 2016.[1] According to the 2010 census, Bourbonnais has a total area of 9.31 square miles (24.11 km2), all land.[2]

The town expanded in the 1800s, when John Jacob Astor founded fur trade companies in Bourbonnais.

Since 2002, it has become home of the summertime training camp of the Chicago Bears.[3]

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  1. "U.S. Census Bureau QuickFacts: Bourbonnais village, Illinois". Retrieved 2018-04-16.
  2. "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2020-02-13. Retrieved 2015-08-02.
  3. Chicago Bears Training Camp Locations -