Place:Bensenville, DuPage, Illinois, United States

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NameBensenville
TypeVillage
Coordinates41.958°N 87.946°W
Located inDuPage, Illinois, United States
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Bensenville is a village located in both Cook County and DuPage County, Illinois, with a portion of the town near O'Hare International Airport in Cook County, Illinois, officially belonging to the City of Chicago. As of the 2010 census, the village population was 18,352. The village has a diverse population.

First known as Tioga, it was formally established as Bensenville in 1873 along the Milwaukee Road railway. The community is named after Benzen, Germany. A post office was established in 1873, but because there was an existing "Benson", the suffix "ville" was added.

The Edge Ice Arena is located in Bensenville, home of the Chicago Steel junior ice hockey team.

The Churchville School in Bensenville is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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