Batavia is the oldest city in Kane County and is now a thriving community of 27,000 residents. In July, 2009 Money Magazine named Batavia as one of the top 100 small towns in America. It has an historic old town feel yet is only 35 miles west of downtown Chicago.
Batavia is rebuilding it’s historic center around the downtown Riverwalk . The Batavia Train Depot building hosts a museum, there are parks and gardens, and a stage area for concerts and other performances.
Residents and visitors enjoy a wealth of recreational activities along the Fox River. If you decide to make Batavia your home, you’ll have choices from contemporary condos along the Fox River to stately brick homes in Tanglewood Hills.