Geneva Township Offices and Senior Center moved to Wheeler Park on Sept. 9, 2007. Geneva Township itself has been in…More existence since the 1800s.
The township includes the supervisor's office, the assessor's office, the road district and township clerk.
The Senior Center is a 6,000-square-foot facility that includes the Senior Social Hall. It provides a number of services and activities, from computer classes to deli luncheons to Cougars game outings to cribbage and poker games.
The Geneva Park District worked in partnership with Geneva Township to establish handicap parking, accessibility and improving the grounds and surrounding area near the center.
Wheeler Park Wheeler Park is located on 57 acres on Geneva's historic West Side. The park is also the…More home of the Geneva Township Offices and Senior Center and Stone Creek Miniature Golf Course. Wheeler Park has three entrances and ample parking. There is an entrance off of North First Street, Stevens Street and North Street.
Park amenities include a baseball diamond, lighted tennis courts, bicycle/walking trails, concessions (at Stone Creek Miniature Golf Course), picnic areas and covered pavilion, public restrooms, playground and soccer fields. During winter months, the park features ice skating and a warming house.
The historic Geneva Courthouse building is one of Geneva's landmarks and icons. Presidents have spoken at the…More courthouse, where the stage for Swedish Days is set each year, displaying Geneva's charm and heritage. The building presently is the home of the Civil Division administrative offices of the Sixteenth Circuit Court.
Michael J. Colwell is the presiding circuit judge of the Kane County Courthouse.
Geneva was selected as the county seat in 1836. The city had a courthouse and jail by 1840, but the original courthouse burned down, and the four-story structure on South Third Street was commissioned to W.J. Edbrooke and Franklin P. Burnham at a cost of $195,000.
The Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument in front of the courthouse was dedicated in 1915. The two naval guns next to the monument were donated to Kane County by the Federal Government in 1925.
Many other Kane County court functions and the jail facility are located at the Kane County Judicial Center on Route 38 in St. Charles Township.
The Sixteenth Circuit also has space in the DeKalb County Courthouse, the Kendall County Courthouse in Yorkville and the Kane County Judicial Center.