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Homer Glen, Illinois (U.S.)

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Stargazing at a star party in Homer Glen, Illinois. Photo by Jean Lachat.

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Designated

2011

Category

Dark Sky Community

Address

Illinois, USA

Contact

Ms. Margaret Sabo
Website

Land Area

58 km2

Documents

Application
Press Release
Lighting Ordinance
2016 Annual Report
2015 Annual Report
2014 Annual Report

About

Homer Glen is a city of 25,000 people located thirty miles southwest of Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 2001 as a city committed to sustainable growth and conservationist principles with a motto of  “Community and Nature in Harmony,” Homer Glen’s dark skies policy is a vital part of its identity. Outdoor lighting improvements in Homer Glen have influenced lighting plans in neighboring communities such as Arlington Heights and the Village of Compton Hills.

Weather

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Media

Homer Glen lighting brochure

Homer Glen IDSC lighting brochure (front)