About Carol Stream, IL


Carol Stream is one of the few places in the United States that is named for a person using both the first and last name. Carol Stream was the daughter of Jay Stream, who had been was trying to subdivision in nearby Naperville and learned that there was less red tape when starting a whole new town. He began buying farmland and created what is today a pleasant and welcoming community that Money Magazine ranked 49 on a list of the 100 best places to live.