The Village staff and employees strive to provide the best service possible to our residents, while keeping your property taxes as low as possible.


Your local government – made up of dedicated elected officials and highly qualified staff – works hard to ensure that Addison continues to grow and thrive.  Village services are consistently praised, while being provided with a reasonable tax rate.

More than 36,000 people call the Village of Addison home.  Whether you are new to our community, or have lived here for years, here is some of the information you need to know.  

Addison has been extremely successful at attracting and retaining industry and business within the village due to the proactive and forward-thinking actions of its elected officials. To encourage business and industrial development and facilitate the expansion of existing sites, the village offers a wide variety of economic incentives that are molded to the needs of each individual business seeking a home in Addison.

Whether you are considering calling Addison home, or just visiting for day for pleasure or business, here are some links you might find useful.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         

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History

History

Historic Resources

Addison – Village of Friendship
HistoryCoverIn 1984, in commemoration of the Village's 100th Anniversary of Incorporation, a book was published, called Addison – Village of Friendship. It was researched, compiled and written by members of the Addison Centennial Commission. Copies were sold within the community, and the Addison Public Library still has a copy in circulation.
To read Addison – Village of Friendship, click here. (Please note: this is an extremely large file and may take some time to download.)

Profiles: Then and Now – by Elmer Krage
An introduction to the history of Addison, Bensenville, Elmhurst area residents of many years ago, written by Elmer C. Krage. To read his memoirs, please click here. (Please note: this is an extremely large file and may take some time to download.)

Museum Archives
The museum archives consist of historic photographs, documents, maps, blueprints, ephemera, city telephone directories,  local history books, family history files and a subject clipping file .  To access the archives an appointment is required.  Please call the museum at 630-628-1433 or email museum@addison-il.org to request an appointment.