A Thriving Suburban City

Joliet is a thriving suburban city strategically positioned just 40 miles southwest of downtown Chicago. The community has experienced unprecedented growth since the 1990s, nearly doubling in population and adding much in the way of business opportunity, residential amenities and avenues for exciting entertainment and culture.

So much has been happening here over recent years, especially in the Downtown City Center, which has been transformed into an urban hub for entertainment, shopping, dining, working and living. This central district is home to the widely popular Bicentennial Park and many local historical landmarks, including the completely renovated Rialto Square Theatre, the Joliet Public Library and the Joliet Area Historical Museum. With such communitywide attractions including two casinos, three racetracks, a professional independent baseball team and much more, Joliet has developed into a flourishing tourist destination.

The city also offers robust sectors such as industry, logistics, and transportation & distribution centers led by major employers like ExxonMobil Corporation, Amazon and NRG Energy. In addition, residents take pleasure in the community’s outstanding schools and higher learning facilities, two award-winning hospitals, affordable real estate and excellent public services, which all come together to provide a high quality of life that is truly second-to-none in the Chicago area.

Joliet is truly one of America’s best-kept secrets. The people and businesses of Joliet welcome you to experience all that this rich southwestern suburban area has to offer – and, like many of its current residents, you may never want to leave!

Important Phone Numbers

Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce & Industry
(815) 727-5371
63 N. Chicago St.

City of Joliet
(815) 724-4000
150 W. Jefferson St.

County of Will
(815) 722-5515
302 N. Chicago St.

Joliet City Center Partnership
(815) 774-6066
116 N. Chicago St., Ste. 101

Joliet Township Office
(815) 726-4781
51 N. Des Plaines St.

Will County Center for Economic Development
(815) 723-1800
116 N. Chicago St., Ste. 101

Heritage Corridor Convention & Visitors Bureau
(815) 216-9960
2701 Black Rd., Ste. 201

Three Rivers Manufacturers’ Association
(815) 727-4609
116 N. Chicago St., Ste. 101

Will County Governmental League
(815) 722-7280
3180 Theodore St., Ste. 101

Joliet Regional Port District
(815) 838-8523
P.O. Box 162, Lockport

Representative Natalie Manley
(815) 725-2741
2701 Black Rd.

Representative Larry Walsh Jr.
(815) 730-8600
121 Springfield Ave.

Senator Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
(815) 254-4211
15300 Rt. 59, Plainfield

Senator Patrick McGuire
(815) 207-4445
2200 Weber Rd., Crest Hill

Honorable Larry Walsh – Will County Executive
(815) 740-4601
302 N. Chicago St.

U.S. Congressman Bill Foster
(815) 280-5876
195 Springfield Ave., Ste. 102