Place:West Chicago, DuPage, Illinois, United States

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NameWest Chicago
TypeCity
Coordinates41.888°N 88.21°W
Located inDuPage, Illinois, United States
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West Chicago is a city in DuPage County, Illinois, United States. The population was 27,086 at the 2010 census. It was formerly named Junction and later Turner, after its founder, John B. Turner, president of the Galena and Chicago Union Railroad (G&CU) in 1855. The city was initially established around the first junction of railroad lines in Illinois, and today is still served by the Metra service via West Chicago station.

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