Batavia, IL is known as the “City of Energy” due to its history of windmill manufacturing and for being the home of the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, as shown in the city’s logo. Batavia is situated on the Fox River with the neighboring cities Geneva and St. Charles, which make up Kane County’s “Tri-Cities”.
Initially settled in 1833, Batavia has a population of over 26,000, as of the 2020 census. Located 40 miles due west of Chicago, Batavia helped quench the thirst of countless American settlers by being home to several windmill water pump manufacturers.
Batavia has a robust economic climate with strong retail corridor and a significant industrial base. Its proximity to nearby interstate highways helped to fuel the growth of manufacturers and distributors, providing a sturdy economic foundation and quality jobs.
Batavia’s zip code is 60510.