Flossmoor Real Estate

Welcome to Flossmoor! Flossmoor is known for the quality and architectural variety and its proximity to numerous country clubs. It prides itself on being a multicultural and multiracial community.

Flossmoor History
In 1891, the Illinois Central Railroad purchased 160 acres of land west of the rail line/ north of Flossmoor Road. In the 1890’s they sold the property for development and sponsored a contest to select a name for the Village. “Floss Moor” (a Scotch name for “dew on the heather/ gentle rolling countryside”) was selected.

Population: 9,526

Arts/ Entertainment: Things To Do
Homewood-Flossmoor Park District (offers many different recreational opportunities)

Golf Courses/ Country Clubs
Coyote Run Golf Course
Idlewild Country Club
Flossmoor Country Club
Irons Oaks
Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau

Local Transit
Roadways
Flossmoor has many different major roadways. Pulaski runs along the west side of the village. Governors Highway and Park Avenue run through town. Flossmoor is also close to i-80, i-57 and i-294—which allow commuters easy access to Chicago/ Indiana.

Railways
Flossmoor is serviced by the Metra Electric District, which runs from Blue Island to Millennium Station. The Flossmoor Station is on Flossmoor Rd and Sterling Ave.

Flossmoor’s Educational Opportunities
Grades K-8
School District 161

High School
Homewood-Flossmoor High School
Flossmoor Montessori
Infant Jesus of Prague

Higher Education
Prairie State College
Governors State University

Flossmoor Area Healthcare
Franciscan St. James Health (Olympia Fields)
Advocate South Suburban
Franciscan St. James Hospital (Chicago Heights)
Oak Forest Hospital of Cook County