The city of Elgin Illinois is situated along Interstate 90, about 42 miles from Chicago. If you rent an apartment in Elgin, you can drive there in less than one hour. However, renters here are fortunate to have several stops on the Metra Rail train that will take you to Union Station.
Health care professionals will find renting an apartment in Elgin IL an excellent location to be near several major hospitals.
1. Elgin Medical Center - south side of town along Route 31 2. Sherman Health - north side of town near Randall Road close to the Interstate 3. Saint Joseph's Hospital - west off Larkin Avenue
If you are planning to further your education during your time renting in Elgin you might attend Judson University, National-Louis University or Elgin Community College.
A short drive up South 8th Street will get you to the Spring Hill Mall as well as other retail centers including stores such as Target, Office Max and Starbucks.
For entertainment, Elgin is home to several theaters where you can catch a show or musical event. The Grand Victoria Riverboat Casino is located here for gaming or elegant dining. When you want to get some fresh air or regular exercise, take a walk, run or bike ride along the city's Fox River Trail.
A post office in Elgin is located at 66 Grove Court. The phone number is 847-741-0725.
Average Rent in Elgin, IL
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