Introduction to Roselle, Illinois
Roselle, Illinois, in Du Page county, is 4 miles S of Schaumburg, Illinois and 23 miles W of Chicago, Illinois. The village is part of the Chicago metropolitan statistical area. About 23,115 people live in Roselle.
This area was originally inhabited by the Potawatomi Indians. During the 1830s that the first European settlers began arriving in this area. Among the earliest modern settlers were Silas L. Meacham and his brothers Lyman and Harvey. The place where they settled is now known as Bloomingdale Township. Rosell Hough, who was a businessman from Chicago, settled in this area in 1868. Due to his efforts, a railroad was laid through Roselle.
Roselle and nearby Attractions
- Ned Brown Forest Preserve
- Claus Farm Recreation Area
- Medinah Country Club
- Doral Eaglewood Conference Resort and Spa
- Bloomingdale Golf Course
- Hoosier Grove Museum
Things To Do In Roselle
Roselle is only minutes away from excellent shopping, arts, and sports facilities. There are several parks and playgrounds for the people to relax or participate in physical activities. A few popular golf courses are also in the area. The village also has a swimming pool.
The Chicago O’Hare International Airport is a short drive away.
Roselle Higher Education
One can pursue higher education at the College of Dupage, William Rainey Harper College and Wheaton College.