Elk Grove Chamber of Commerce
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Named for the native elk that roamed the northern Illinois forests and grasslands, Elk Grove Village was initially settled in 1834 by pioneer New England farmers. By 1848, German-immigrant farmers soon settled in the area, establishing a thriving community that would eventually become Elk Grove Village. The group acquired 1,500 continuous acres of land to build residential and industrial sections of the community, leading to Elk Grove Village's incorporation in 1956.
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P.O. Box 756 • Elk Grove Village, IL • 60009-0756
Phone: 877.ELK.GROVE (877.355.4768) • info@elkgrovechamber.org