Opal City is a city located in Illinois[1] in the United States.


On December 11, 2013, Jake Simmons was incarcerated in the Opal City Police Department.[2]

In February 2016, Jesse Wells left Central City via bus to Opal City to start a new life.[3] There, she became roommates with Johanna. Two months later, Jesse's father Harry tracked her down and unsuccessfully tried to convince her to return home with him. Shortly after, Jesse left Opal City and returned to Central City to help Team Flash rescue her father from Griffin Grey.[4]

Amanda Westfield relocated to Opal City after her lover Justin Claybourne's death. In early 2017, Oliver Queen visited Amanda in Opal City to inquire about the whereabouts of her son, who was Prometheus.[5] Soon after, Prometheus had her relocated.[6]

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Behind the scenes

  • In the DC comics, Opal City is located in Maryland and is the home of the hero Starman and his descendants, as well as their archenemies, including the Mist.
    • Elongated Man is another notable character that has lived in and called Opal City home for a period of time. Other residents include the villain turned anti-hero Shade and the ghost of the 16th century hero, Black Pirate.


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