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