Manhattan Real Estate

    Welcome to Manhattan!  Manhattan is approximately 50 miles southwest of Chicago.  Manhattan was ranked number 10 of “50 Safest Cities in Illinois” by safewise.com.

    Manhattan History

    Manhattan was incorporated in 1886.  It incorporated to obtain a saloon license.

    Population: 7,182

    Arts/ Entertainment: Things To Do

    The village of Manhattan hosts different events throughout the year—like the Manhattan Irish Fest (March 6/7).

    Manhattan Historical Society Museum

    Joliet Splash Station

    Haunted Trails Family Entertainment Center

    Family Fun Zone

    Odyssey Fun World Tinley Park

    Local Transit

    Railways

    Metra’s Southwest Service (Manhattan to Chicago Union Station)

    Roads/ Highways

    The main road that runs through Manhattan is Manhattan Rd.  Manhattan is also close to i-80, which would lead commuters to other major highways to Chicago, etc.

    Manhattan’s Educational Opportunities

    Grades K-8

    School District 114

    High School

    Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210

    Higher Education

    Rasmussen College

    Joliet Junior College

    University of St. Francis

    Manhattan Area Healthcare

    Silver Cross Hospital

    Presence Medical Group