Lake County, IL has that unique blend of beautiful natural sites and spaces with developed urban centers and touristy spots. All this while also being a great place to settle down with your family. It makes for a rich quality of life and a general sense of happiness and satisfaction. These are things you probably already know, but below we share some of the things you may not know about Lake County, IL.

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What’s in a name

A lot it seems! The name Lake County is no coincidence. It is so named for its wealth of lakes all across the county. The total is 70 and they include Lake Michigan and Chain O’Lakes. Where there are lakes you can bet there are also beautiful natural surroundings, like the 31 000 acres of forest preserves all for the public’s enjoyment.


Largest display of Hollywood cars

Lake County’s Volo Auto Museum hosts the biggest display of cars from famous Hollywood movies and TV shows. Whether you’re a movie buff or not, the display is sure to put a sparkle in your eye. The museum includes a whopping 33 exhibits where you can explore not just car models. There’s a bunch of other interesting things to discover from the long and complicated history of the automobile and other mechanical marvels.


There are many parts to Lake County

Lake County encompasses a total of 52 villages and cities! With each of them so unique, there really is something for everyone within the County. From that homey small-town feel to big city living, Lake County offers a diversity of places to call home.


11 Fortune 500 companies

Business in Lake County is booming if the Fortune 500 list is anything to go by. It is home to 11 Fortune 500 companies, which includes Caterpillar, Mondelez International, Wallgreens Boots Alliance and Packaging Corp. of America amongst others.