About Yorkville

Location & Population

Located in Kendall County, the United City of Yorkville (population 21, 533) has all the characteristics of small town charm near big city amenities. We're located approximately 60 miles west of Chicago and easily accessible from all directions. The intersections of Illinois Highways 34, 47, 71 and 126, plus access to I-88 to the north, I-80 to the south and I-55 to the east has made Yorkville an excellent location for new residential and commercial development. Centrally located, Yorkville is also the seat of Kendall County, the fastest growing county in Illinois.

Reasons to Live in Yorkville

It is because of the city's quaint charm and easy accessibility that many families are calling Yorkville their home. Our safe and inviting community offer residents many amenities, including educational and recreational opportunities. Cycling, canoeing, hiking and community events are summertime favorites in the United City of Yorkville. We are a community that embraces our past but are also looking forward to our future.

The Fox River

Yorkville is known as the city with a "river in its heart," and the Fox River continues to be an anchor and cornerstone for the city's recreational opportunities. Canoeing, kayaking and picnicking are popular weekend activities for residents and visitors alike. Silver Spring State Park and the city's Hoover Education Center also provide many hours of exploration, biking and family fun.