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About Delavan, Illinois

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Founded by a group of settlers from New England, Delavan features small-town charm and strong community values. With the its excellent dining options, Delavan is a regional foodie destination.

Incorporated: 1837
Population: 1,663 (2014)

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Delavan Highlights

Considering Delavan? These are some of the most important & exciting things going on in town—

Downtown Delavan

Downtown Delavan

Downtown Delavan is just the right mix of historic buildings, renown dining, locally-owned businesses, & friendly neighbors.

New High School

New High School

In 2016 construction began on a new cutting-edge high school committed to academic, athletic, and fine arts accomplishments.

Subdivision

Subdivision

With well-designed homes, as well as lots available to build to suit, the new subdivision in Delavan is a great opportunity for a modern family.

Delavan's Historic Homes

Delavan's Historic Homes

Established by families of great wealth, Delavan boasts some of the area’s most beautiful, large, historic homes.

National Register of Historic Places

National Register of Historic Places

Included on the National Register of Historic Places are downtown buildings, the Carnegie Library, and Illinois’ oldest metal truss bridge.

Delavan Fall Festival

Delavan Fall Festival

The Fall Festival, with its parade, car show, bike race, and more, shows off Delavan’s unique personality and charm.

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