Rick Powell stands beside Illinois Route 47, one of the arteries that carries people and industry through fast-growing Yorkville. Photos: Paul Schlismann
Kendall County continues to grow Kendall County has experienced rapid growth since 1970 and was recently listed by the U.S. Census as the second fastest growing county in the nation. Source: U.S. Census
Right: Subdivisions are popping up like weeds all across Kendall County. This one in Yorkville is on what was previously farmland. Above, right: Eric Dhuse (right), Yorkville's public works director, works with Brian Sorensen (left) and Joe Moore at one of Yorkville's new water treatment plants that will serve a new subdivision.