Romeoville

Romeoville, village (1990 pop. 14,074), Will co., NE Ill., on the Des Plaines River, with access to the Illinois and Mississippi Canal and the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal; inc. 1901. A suburb of the greater Chicago area, it has oil refineries, a power-generating facility, and a plant making medical supplies.

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