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Bartlett is a village located in Cook,DuPage and Kane counties, Illinois. A small parcel on the western border is in Kane County. The population was 41,208 at the 2010 census.HistoryIn its earliest times, the Village of Bartlett, Illinois was served as a hunting and camping ground for the Cherokee, Miami, Potawatomi, and Ottawa Indians. Throughout the past, the Northwest Territory, Virginia, Indiana, Spain, France and England had staked their claim for Bartlett. However, the territory was owned by a man named Luther Bartlett. Luther and Sophia Bartlett had decided that a station stop would be beneficial for their town and townspeople. In 1873, Bartlett gave a monetary contribution and half of his 40-acre woodlot towards the construction for a train depot, which is why the town is named after Luther Bartlett. A petition for incorporation was filed in Springfield on February 11, 1891. The village was incorporated on June 21, 1892.GeographyAccording to the 2010 census, Bartlett has a total area of 15.866sqmi, of which 15.63sqmi (or 98.51%) is land and 0.236sqmi (or 1.49%) is water.Bartlett is located in Illinois and is a Northwest suburb of the city of Chicago.DemographicsAs of the census of 2000, there were 36,706 people, 12,179 households, and 9,986 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,477.9 people per square mile (956.9/km²). There were 12,356 housing units at an average density of 834.1 per square mile (322.1/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 87.23% White, 1.98% African American, 0.14% Native American, 7.82% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.35% from other races, and 1.45% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.51% of the population. Although since the census of 2000 age ranges and racial demographics have shifted.Add Bartlett and other destinations in United States to your travel itinerary using our United States trip planner.
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