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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