It is the county seat of Will County. At the census , the city was the fourth-largest in Illinois , with a population of , That hill was named Mound Jolliet. The spot was mined by early settlers and is now a depression. Across the river in , James B. Campbell, treasurer of the canal commissioners, laid out the village of "Juliet", named after his daughter.
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Route 66's Future In Jeopardy? City of Joliet Leaders Say Otherwise
This post was contributed by a community member. The views expressed here are the author's own. Just as the street-fighting gladiators came to the majestic Roman Colosseum, so, too, is the underground street racing circuit ' Street Outlaws ' coming to Joliet's world class dragstrip, Route 66 Raceway. The public will experience the roaring thrill of the street racing due to Route 66 Raceway's design and acoustics. The fastest underground street racers in America will compete to move up "the list" of the top ten best. The excitement of the high-risk and high-stakes racing have made the show among the most popular on TV today, Paddock said. Gates and pits open Friday at 2 p.
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Dragstrip hosts multiple drag race classes and test and tune. See dragstrip website for race schedule and details. Byron Dragway Dragstrip provides multiple drag race classes and race series. See dragstrip website for race schedule.
Route 66 Raceway will unfortunately not be hosting drag racing events in More Info here — route66raceway. Jump to.