Downers Grove, Illinois

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Downers Grove
Village of Downers Grove
Orange Lyman Home, constructed in 1839; said to have been a stop on the Underground Railroad
Orange Lyman Home, constructed in 1839; said to have been a stop on the Underground Railroad
Location of Downers Grove in DuPage County, Illinois
Location of Downers Grove in DuPage County, Illinois
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 41°47′41″N 88°01′01″W / 41.79472°N 88.01694°W / 41.79472; -88.01694Coordinates: 41°47′41″N 88°01′01″W / 41.79472°N 88.01694°W / 41.79472; -88.01694
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyDuPage
TownshipsDowners Grove, Lisle, York
Founded1832
Government
 • TypeCouncil-manager
 • MayorBob Barnett[1]
Area
 • Total14.66 sq mi (37.97 km2)
 • Land14.51 sq mi (37.58 km2)
 • Water0.15 sq mi (0.39 km2)
Elevation
705 ft (215 m)
Highest elevation
741 ft (226 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total47,833
 • Estimate 
(2018)
49,387
 • Density3,409.81/sq mi (1,316.53/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
ZIP Codes
60515–60517
Area code(s)630 and 331
FIPS code17-20591
GNIS ID2398745
Websitewww.downers.us
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Downers Grove is a village in DuPage County, Illinois, United States. It was founded in 1832 by Pierce Downer. It is a southwestern suburb of Chicago. As of the 2010 census, there were 47,833 people residing in the village.

References[change | change source]

  1. http://www.downers.us/govt/mayor-council/mayor-martin-t-tully
  2. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jun 29, 2017.
  3. "Village of Downers Grove, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.