Joliet- A great place to live!
Joliet is a vibrant city in Will and Kendall Counties with a population of 148,000. Joliet is a historic city, founded by the French explorer Louis Jolliet and incorporated in 1852. Joliet is currently the fastest growing city in the Midwest.
Joliet is a great place to live and raise a family for many different reasons:
-JOLIET IS A CITY RICH IN ARTS, ENTERTAINMENT AND DINING.
The Rialto Square theatre is a centerpiece of the Joliet entertainment scene. It is a spectacular performing arts center featuring world class entertainment. If gaming is your idea of fun, Joliet has two riverboat casinos for you: Hollywood Casino and Harrah’s Casino and Hotel. For your dining pleasure, Joliet has dozens of restaurants to choose from. Other great entertainment venues include: Chicagoland Speedway, Splash Station Waterpark, Route 66 Speedway, the Joliet Symphony Orchestra and the Joliet Slammers minor league baseball team.
-JOLIET IS A POPULAR SHOPPING DESTINATION.
Louis Joliet Mall is an indoor single-level mall with over 90 great stores for your shopping pleasure. Downtown Joliet features a farmers market and is home to the Rialto Arts District and many businesses, stores, restaurants and municipal offices.
-JOLIET IS HOME TO HIGHER LEARNING FACILITIES.
Joliet Junior College, founded in 1901, is America’s oldest public junior college. The University of St. Francis offers undergraduate and graduate programs at two Joliet campuses for your convenience.
-JOLIET HAS A MEDLEY OF OUTDOOR RECREATIONAL AREAS.
Bicentennial Park is a fantastic riverfront entertainment venue with both indoor and outdoor theatres. The L&M Canal bike trail offers miles and miles of biking, walking and running enjoyment. Pitcher Park Nature Center has over 640 acres of land for hiking, biking or cross country skiing and also features a playground, picnic areas and the Birdhaven Greenhouse.