It is named after Crystal Lake, a lake located 1.
Crystal Lake is also a suburb of the city of Chicago. The population was 38, at the census, but as of the population is at 42, Crystal Lake Crysstal the largest city in McHenry County.
Crystal Lake is a part of the Chicago metropolitan area. The City of Crystal Lake traces its origin to two separate communities which were established in the s.Looking For Fun Older Guys
Those communities were generally known as Nunda and Crystal Lake. InZiba S.
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Their original cabin was built in the vicinity of today's intersection of Virginia Street and Van Buren Street. Four of the Crandall children were born there. The town was first known as Crystal Ville.
It was changed to Crystal Lake sometime before The area known today as downtown Crystal Lake was first called Dearborn and later, Nunda, from an area in New York where many settlers originated.
The village of Dearborn was founded in the s after an extension of railroads through the area. The first train station was built inalthough it was pre-fabricated and shipped from Seeoing on a flatcar.
At that time, the main business district for the village of Crystal Lake 600122 located on Virginia Street, about one mile 1. The railroad served to connect both the people and industries of Crystal Lake and Dearborn to Chicago and the rest of the country. Dearborn grew quickly due to this new rail connection.
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