Addison, Illinois

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Addison is a village located west of the Chicago Metropolitan Area, in DuPage County, Illinois, United States. The population was 135,914 at the 2000 census[2]. The estimated population was 136,378 as of 2002.[3]

The Village of Addison lies on Salt Creek. The community itself was named after 18th century writer Joseph Addison.

The Addison Industrial District was the proposed location for the reconstruction of Comiskey Park before it was voted down.

Adventureland amusement park was located in Addison (Lake and Medinah) during the 1960s and 1970s.

Larry Hartwig has been the Mayor of Addison since 1995. Other elected officials include Village Trustee and Deputy Mayor Rich Veenstra, Village Trustees Sylvia Layne, Harry Theodore, Tom Hundley, Bill Lynch, and Joe McDermott, and Village Clerk Lucille Zucchero.

The town of Triggiano, Italy is the sister city of Addison

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Notable Past and Present Residents

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Geography

Addison is located at 41°55′54″N 88°0′8″W / 41.93167°N 88.00222°W / 41.93167; -88.00222Coordinates: 41°55′54″N 88°0′8″W / 41.93167°N 88.00222°W / 41.93167; -88.00222 (41.931573, -88.002221)[5].

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