La Grange, Illinois
Real Estate and Community Information
La Grange Illinois is a village in the suburbs of Chicago. Located just 14 miles from the heart of Chicago, this village offers a little of everything: the peace and quiet of suburban life that is just a short train ride to the big city. During the 2010 census, the total population of the village was about 15,000 residents. The village offers state of the art parks and recreation for youth and adults as well as various attractions and a top-notch educational system.
The parks department in La Grange offers an experience to all residents, regardless of age, that is difficult to find. Not only do they offer sports for youth and adults, but they also offer pre-school programs, head start programs and early sports for toddlers and very young children. They also hold events such as Santa Visits and dances throughout the year. For a listing of the current activities and events look at the Parks Department website where you will find a calendar of events as well as registration information for all of the upcoming activities. The website is found at http://www.pdlg.org/.
This west side Chicago suburb is only a short drive or train ride to all that downtown Chicago has to offer but it also has its own places that bring people to visit and offer residents fun and entertainment without leaving the village. The most popular is the Brookfield Zoo, located just 3 miles from the village. Here, everyone will enjoy viewing various animals that are both native and exotic to the area. Not only will you be able to view the animals but there are also learning opportunities for everyone to learn more about the animals and how the animals live.
La Grange is home to multiple schools based on your beliefs and what you want for your child’s education. The public school system continuously produces students who test out above the national average and goes on to college after high school. In addition to the public schools, La Grange also offers a special education school, Montessori Creative School, a Lutheran School and two Catholic schools. After high school, many students choose to attend one of the many two or four year colleges in and around the Chicago area.
La Grange is a village where you and your family can experience a little of everything. Not only will you enjoy the simple life filled with peace and quiet, but you will also have access to top schools, entertaining attractions and just a hop away from the big city of Chicago and everything it has to offer. If La Grange sounds like the type of village you want to relocate to, contact Lisa Koonce & Paula See today through phone or email and they will help you find the perfect homes for sale in La Grange.