East Dundee is a village in Kane County with a small section in Cook County. The population was 2,860 at the 2010 census.East Dundee is located at 42°06′07″N 88°16′13″W.According to the 2010 census, East Dundee has a total area of 2.969 square miles (7.69 km2), of which 2.73 square miles (7.07 km2) (or 91.95%) is land and 0.239 square miles (0.62 km2) (or 8.05%) is water.At the 2000 census there were 2,955 people in 1,228 households, including 878 families, in the village. The population density was 1,103.1 people per square mile (425.7/km2). There were 1,258 housing units at an average density of 469.6 per square mile (181.2/km2).
The village of East Dundee was incorporated in 1871, four years after West Dundee. A historic district along the Fox River and stores on Main Street constitute the commercial part of East Dundee. The historic feed and coal store became Dundee Lumber, which burned down in March 2007. A former railroad bed is now the Fox River Trail, which follows the east side of the Fox River through town. The train depot was rebuilt in 1984 as a tourist center. Santa’s Village theme park operated from 1959 to 2006. It reopened in 2011 under new ownership as Santa’s Village AZoosment Park. DeLoris Doederlein, educator and politician, lived in East Dundee.
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