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Why Genoa

Why Genoa

For so many reasons, Genoa is an ideal place to raise a family, start a business, and simply enjoy life to the fullest.

A picturesque small town in the heart of Northern Illinois, Genoa is perfectly situated to provide residents with access to rural charm and big-city culture. Here are just a few reasons why Genoa is a great place to call home:

  • Only a few miles from I-90, I-88, and Route 72 to Chicago
  • On the historic Galena-Chicago Stagecoach Route
  • Thriving small business community (quaint specialty shops, locally-owned restaurants and cafes)
  • Close-knit community of approximately 5000 residents
  • Great schools with excellent student/teacher ratios
  • Residences for every taste and budget, from historical Victorians, to smaller starter homes, to classic executive homes on the golf course
  • Close to Northern Illinois University and Kishwaukee Community College
  • Rich history dating back to 1835
  • A community event for every season
  • Excellent Park District with top-notch programs and facilities
  • Two nearby forest preserves offer a range of outdoor recreational opportunities
  • To find out more about Genoa, Visit the City of Genoa’s Website

Genoa Area Chamber of Commerce

113 N. Genoa St Suite B
Genoa, IL 60135

Phone: 815.784.2212
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