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  • Northwest of Chicago
  • Counties - Cook, DuPage, and Kane
  • Townships - Hanover, Wayne, St. Charles, and Elgin
  • Distance to:
    • Chicago Loop - 35 miles
    • O'Hare Airport - 21 miles
    • DuPage Airport - 6 miles
    • Schaumburg Airport - 5 miles



    • Expressways:
      Jane Addams Memorial Tollway - I-90 (four miles north of the Village)
      Ronald Reagan Memorial Tollway - I-88 (ten miles south of the Village)
      I-290 (ten miles east of the Village)
      Elgin-O'Hare Tollway - I-390 (one mile east of the Village)
    • Other Major Thoroughfares:
      U.S. Route 20 (Lake St.) (along the Village's northern border)
      IL Route 59 (through the center of the Village)
      Army Trail Road (along the Village's southern border) 
    • Commuter Railroad Service (METRA)
      Station located in Downtown Bartlett
      Train time to Chicago Loop - 50 minutes

    • Driving time to O'Hare Airport - 35 minutes
    • Driving time to Chicago Loop - 1 hour


    Total Incorporated Area

      • 15.95 square miles or 10,207.86 acres


    • Date of Incorporation - 1891
    • Form of Government - Mayor/Council
    • Home Rule Community? - Yes

    Public Education

    School District: Elgin Unit 46 (U-46) 847-888-5000;

    District Area: 90 square miles

    Municipalities included in the District: Bartlett, Elgin, Streamwood, Hanover Park, South Elgin, and Wayne. Also, portions of Hoffman Estates, St. Charles, Carol Stream, Schaumburg, and West Chicago.

    Enrollment 2018-2019: 38,571                    

    Parks and Open Space

    Bartlett Park District: The district owns or leases more than 380 acres of park lands, including indoor and outdoor pools, two golf courses, a ski facility, a skate park and numerous playgrounds and recreational areas. Visit Bartlett Park District.

    Bartlett Bike Path System: 19.6 miles

    Forest Preserve District of Cook County:

    Forest Preserve District of DuPage County:

      Illinois Department of Natural Resource:
      James "Pate" Philip State Park: 541 acres

      Bartlett Hills Golf Course: The Village owns and operates Bartlett Hills Golf Course. This 18-hole municipal course includes a full service clubhouse and restaurant. Visit Bartlett Hills Golf Club.                                    

      Village of Bartlett Demographics:
      CMAP is the comprehensive regional planning agency for metropolitan Chicago. The agency has produced the following snapshot for Bartlett (June 2019)

      CMAP Bartlett Snapshot