About Elgin, IL
The city of Elgin, Illinois is unique in that it is found in two counties—both Cook and Kane Counties. The city is located to the northwest of Chicago, and is often labeled as a satellite city for the Chicago. The last tally in 2012 saw Elgin with a population of 109,927 people, making it the state of Illinois’s 8th biggest city. Elgin is consistently labeled one of Illinois’s fastest growing cities, and it has seen significant commercial development in the past few years.