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La Grange Real Estate

Welcome to LaGrange!  LaGrange is about 13 miles from Chicago.

 

LaGrange History

The area around LaGrange was first settled in the 1830s.  Chicago residents started to move west because of the rapid population increase.  The village was incorporated in 1879.  It was founded by Franklin Dwight Cossitt.

 

Population: 15,732

 

Arts/ Entertainment: Things To Do

The Park District of LaGrange maintains 67 acres and 11 different parks.  They offer over 1500 recreational programs each year.

 

Brookfield Zoo

Oak Brook Mall

Des Plaines Valley Rendezvous

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center

 

Local Transit

Railways

The BNSF Railway runs through LaGrange.  This rail provides residents with access to Metra (from Aurora to Chicago) and Amtrak (stops throughout the country).

 

Roads/ Highways

The two main roads in LaGrange are LaGrange Road (north-south) and Ogden Ave/ US Route 34 (east-west).  I-294 runs just west of town—which gives commuters easy access to Chicago and other areas.

 

Pace provides a commuter bus service.

 

LaGrange’s Educational Opportunities

Grades K-8

LaGrange Elementary School District 102

LaGrange Elementary School District 105

LaGrange Highlands School District 106

St. Cletus

St. Francis Xavier

St. John’s Lutheran

 

High School

Lyons Township High School District 204

 

Higher Education

College of DuPage

Morton College

Lewis University

 

LaGrange Area Healthcare

Adventist LaGrange Memorial Hospital