Joliet, Illinois

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Joliet (pronounced /ˈdʒoʊli.ɛt/, /dʒoʊliˈɛt/) is a city in Will and Kendall Counties[4] in the U.S. state of Illinois, located 40 miles (64 km) southwest of Chicago. It is the county seat of Will County.[5] The city’s population at the time of the 2000 U.S. Census was 106,221. Based on the population estimates as a result of a 2008 Special Census, Joliet has 152,812 residents.[1] It continues to be Illinois' fastest growing city and one of the fastest growing in the United States. When Joliet was first planned in the early 1830s, it was still in Cook County. In 1836, it became the county seat of the new Will County.[6]

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