Elmhurst, city (1990 pop. 42,029), Du Page co., NE Ill., a suburb of Chicago; settled 1843, inc. 1910. A residential city, it also has three industrial parks. Elmhurst College is there, as is a museum of lapidary art that displays numerous minerals and gemstones.
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