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    Glen Ellyn Real Estate

    Welcome to Glen Ellyn!  Glen Ellyn is about 30 miles west of Chicago.


    Glen Ellyn History

    The first landowner in Glen Ellyn was Deacon Winslow Churchill in 1834.  In 1889 residents of the area built a dam in a nearby stream and created Lake Glen Ellyn.  In 1891 Glen Ellyn was advertised as Chicago’s newest suburb and health resort.  It was incorporated in 1892.


    Population: 27,761


    Arts/ Entertainment: Things To Do

    The Glen Ellyn Park District has about 27 different parks.


    Ackerman Sports & Fitness Center

    Main Street Recreation Center

    Spring Avenue Recreation Center

    School of Rock Glen Ellyn



    Holes & Knolls Miniature Golf Course

    Lake Ellyn Boathouse

    Splash Park at Maryknoll Park


    Local Transit


    Glen Ellyn has a Metra Union Pacific/ West Line (Elburn to Ogilvie Transportation Center in Chicago).


    Roads/ Highways

    The main roads in Glen Ellyn are Roosevelt Rd (east-west) and Highway 53 (north-south).  Glen Ellyn is also conveniently located next to I-355, which gives commuters easy access to Chicago and other areas.


    Glen Ellyn’s Educational Opportunities

    Grades K-8

    Glen Ellyn School District 41

    Community School District 89


    High School

    Glenbard Township High School District 87


    Higher Education

    College of DuPage


    Glen Ellyn Area Healthcare

    Adventist GlenOaks Hospital

    Central DuPage Hospital

    Elmhurst Memorial Hospital