About the Area
Yorkville is the county seat in Kendall County, Illinois. The town has easy access to northern Illinois transportation network. Located just 45 miles west of Chicago, the area has the advantage of country living with the convenience of a large city nearby.
As Yorkville anticipates meeting the challenges that growth brings, the city continues to retain and exemplify that "hometown feeling" that produces the high quality of life that Yorkville enjoys, and every community strives for. Excellent employment opportunities are offered by large companies located in the area.
Yorkville is proud of its many neighborhood parks including Riverfront Park, located on Yorkville's greatest natural asset: the Fox River. The "Governor's Hometown Award" was awarded to Yorkville. It recognized the efforts of community volunteers who developed Riverfront Park. It is this kind of involvement that depicts the pride and spirit of the Yorkville community.