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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

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


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