About JOLIET, Illinois.
The fourth largest city in Illinois, Joliet is located in Will and Kendall County. Established in 1833 along the side of the Des Plaines River, the city was laid out and planned as the city of Juliet; after historical founder James B. Campbell's daughter. In 1845, the name was changed from Juliet to Joliet and years later the city was reincorporated in 1852. Today, Joliet is a large and bustling community containing over 140,000 residents.
Although Joliet is a large community, families will want to take advantage of Joliet four bedroom homes for sale and Joliet three bedroom homes for sale, located in beautiful subdivisions such as the Sunset Point subdivision or the Cumberland South subdivision. As a city, Joliet contains a number of luxury homes for sale that allow you to live like some of the area’s most famous residents including Grammy award winner Lionel Richie and Pulitzer Prize winner Edwin Way Teale. If you want something smaller, take a look at Joliet condos for sale or if you want to build, take a look at Joliet lots for sale. Joliet also offers commuters a number of public transportation options including Amtrack and Metra lines. As a result, Joliet gives you easy access to downtown Chicago.
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