kids encyclopedia robot

St. Charles, Illinois facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
St. Charles, Illinois

City of St. Charles
Downtown St. Charles, with the Fox River and Municipal Center/City Hall)
Downtown St. Charles, with the Fox River and Municipal Center/City Hall)
Nickname(s): 
STC (local abbreviation)
Motto(s): 
Pride of the Fox
Location of St. Charles in Kane and DuPage Counties, Illinois
Location of St. Charles in Kane and DuPage Counties, Illinois
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Country United States
State Illinois
County Kane
Founded 1834 (as Charleston; changed to St. Charles in 1839)
Area
 • Total 15.02 sq mi (38.91 km2)
 • Land 14.70 sq mi (38.07 km2)
 • Water 0.33 sq mi (0.84 km2)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 32,974
 • Estimate 
(2018)
33,032
 • Density 2,239.8/sq mi (864.81/km2)
Time zone UTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 630
FIPS code 17-66703

St. Charles is a city in Illinois in the United States. In the 2010 census, St. Charles had a population of 32,974. It is located on the Fox River between South Elgin, Illinois to the north and Geneva, Illinois to the south.


Images for kids

kids search engine
St. Charles, Illinois Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.