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Williams Street in Crystal Lake is lined with shopping opportunities. John Starks | Staff

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General Information

  • A Good Place to Live
  • 40,743
  • 1914
  • The lake was named by Ziba S. Beardley, who said the "waters were as clear as crystal."
  • 60012, 60014
  • 42.226423, -88.335439

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School Districts

  • Crystal Lake District 47 (Elementary)
  • www.d47.org/
  • Crystal Lake High School District 155 (High school)
  • www.d155.org/

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Notable People

  • Eliza Ringling
  • Widow of the eldest Ringling brother; converted the Dole Mansion into the Crystal Lake Country Club.
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  • Jim Verraros
  • Top 10 finalist during the first season of "American Idol."
  • Jim Verraros website
  • Mike Myers
  • Major league baseball player, 1995-2007
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  • Phyllis Morse
  • Archeologist.
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  • Phyllis Morse
  • Archeologist
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  • Randy Salerno
  • News anchor at WBBM-TV and WGN-TV; killed in a snowmobile accident in 2008.
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