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    Palos Heights Real Estate

    Welcome to Palos Heights!  Palos Heights is about 25 miles southwest of Chicago.  Palos Heights is designated as an official Tree City because of the tree-lined forest preserves that surround the town.

    Palos Heights History

    Palos Heights was farmland until 1935.  It was then purchased by Robert Bartlett Building Corporation for housing.  As Bartlett’s development grew, so did talk about incorporating the area.  Harlem Heights was incorporated on April 16, 1959 and changed to Palos Heights.

    Population: 12, 611

    Arts/ Entertainment: Things To Do

    Dorothy Menker Theater (Southwest Symphony Orchestra)

    First Midwest Bank Amphitheater (outdoor music theater)

    Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park

    Chicago Ridge Mall


    Lake Katherine Nature Center

    Local Transit


    Metra Southwest Service station at Southwest Highway (Manhattan to Chicago Union Station)

    Roads/ Highways

    Harlem Ave (north-south) and College Dr (east-west) runs directly through Palos Heights.  Palos Heights is also conveniently close to i-294, which gives commuters easy access to Chicago and other areas.

    Palos Heights’ Educational Opportunities

    Grades K-8

    Palos Heights School District 128

    Palos Community Consolidated School District 118


    High School

    Community High School District 218

    Consolidated High School District 230


    Higher Education

    Moraine Valley Community College

    Trinity Christian College

    Governors State University

    Palos Heights Area Healthcare

    Palos Community Hospital

    Little Company of Mary Hospital and Health Care Centers

    Advocate Christ Hospital