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History
In the late 1950s, developer Jay Stream began to live out his dream of establishing a model community on a number of acres of farmland north of Wheaton. Jay Stream envisioned his Village to be made up of a mix of residential homes and light industrial businesses to help defray the tax burden for homeowners. In 1959, the Village was incorporated and named after Jay Stream's 14 year old daughter, Carol Stream, who had recently been involved in a serious automobile accident. Fortunately, Carol Stream recovered from the accident and has been able to see the Village, named after her, grow and prosper. Carol Stream now resides in Arizona but continues to visit her namesake. The Village of Carol Stream remains the only Illinois community named after a living person. Ever since its incorporation, the Village of Carol Stream has grown and prospered, while continuing to bring a steady growth of industry to the Village, just as Jay Stream had envisioned. Also consistent with Jay Stream's vision is the well-planned orderly growth of the Village; with the east and southeastern portions of the Village developing into the economic base and the central and western portions of the Village comprised primarily of residential housing. Carol Stream boasts nearly 1,000  businesses and industries and over 15,000 dwelling units with a total 2000 population of 43,730. In addition, Carol Stream residents enjoy no municipal property tax.

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Village of Carol Stream
500 North Gary Avenue
Carol Stream, IL  60188-1899
Phone:  (630) 665-7050 / TDD: (630) 668-5785
Fax:  (630) 665-1064
http://www.carolstream.org/

Statistics at a Glance…
Population, 2000 census:            43,730
Median Age, 2000 census:         31.4 years
Housing Units, 2000 census:       15,077 (72.3%; Owner Occupied; 27.7%)Renter Occupied)

School Information
For additional information regarding a school district, please use the links below for  that district's official website.


District

Phone

District Website

Glenbard High School District 87

630-469-9100

http://www.glenbard.dupage.k12.il.us/

Community Unit School District 200

630-682-2000

http://www.cusd200.org/

Community High School District 94

630-876-6200

http://www.district94.dupage.k12.il.us/

School District U-46

630-888-5000

http://www.u46.k12.il.us/

College of DuPage

630-942-2800

http://www.cod.edu

Recreation

Carol Stream Park District

The Carol Stream Park District hosts 36 parks and playgrounds ranging in size from 1/4 to 74 acres. There’s an indoor pool, an outdoor water park, two recreation centers, a skate park, two gymnasiums, and a mini-golf course. And if you’ve got kids in your life, be sure to visit Kids World, a 16,000 square foot play complex that is ADA accessible. The park district offers hundreds of sports, recreation and performing arts programs each year. Sports-minded kids and adults can play in one of the many sports leagues: football, baseball, softball, soccer, volleyball and swimming. Come visit the Carol Stream Park District….where you’ll find more fun!
http://www.csparks.org/

DuPage County Forest Preserve

DuPage County is also serious about forest preservation.  We host 57 facilities with approximately 23,000 acres for wildlife and/or forest preservation.  http://www.carolstream.org/Community/ParksRecreation.htm#ForestPreserve

Golf Courses

There are actually 46 golf courses in DuPage County, to give you plenty of diversity to aide in improving your stroke.
Coyote Crossing is a unique, professionally designed 18-hole mini-golf course, and is  located on Route 64 and St. Charles Road in McCaslin Park.  Phone: 630-293-8374.
Klein Creek Golf Club  Known as an "affordable public course with private club amenities", renowned course architect Dick Nugent (Kemper Lakes, Seven Bridges) has created an 18-hole masterpiece carved from 230 acres of rolling prairie. It's easy to understand why both Chicagoland Golf and Golf Digest have identified Klein Creek as one of the area 's premier public courses. http://www.kleincreek.com/

Illinois Prairie Path

Another popular attraction is the Illinois Prairie Path, which runs through the village.  The Path offers 61 miles of hiking, biking, equestrian and nature paths.  This is a Path designed for the love of the outdoors and draws athletes of all walks of life to its trails.

Library


616 Hiawatha Drive, Carol Stream, IL 60188
Phone 630-653-0755   Fax 630-653-6809
http://www.cslibrary.org/

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Churches


Bridgeway Community Church
336 Gundersen Drive
630-668-9900

Heritage Presbyterian Church
965 Kuhn Road
630-665-4121

St. Luke Catholic Church
421 Cochise Court
630-668-1325

Community Fellowship Church
25W560 Geneva Road
630-653-0579

Lutheran Church of the Master
580 North Kuhn Road
630-665-3384

Village Bible Church
600 North Kuhn Road
630-668-4647

Corpus Christi Catholic Church
1415 Lies Road
630-483-4673

Our Savior Lutheran Church
1244 West Army Trail Road
630-830-4833

Wheaton Christian Church
610 E. North Avenue
630-653-1044

Edgewater Community Church
351 South Main Place
630-980-6161

Praise Fellowship Church
23W420 St. Charles Road
630-665-5526

World Overcomers Church
990 County Farm Road
630-588-9999

Fellowship Church of Carol Stream
130 Shawnee Drive
630-668-5692

St. Andrew United Methodist Church
250 North Gary Avenue
630-653-7116

 

 

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140-A S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg, IL 60193

 

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