Western Springs Real Estate

    Welcome to Western Springs!  Western Springs was listed second in a list of the 50 best places to raise children by BusinessWeek.com.

     

    Western Springs History

    The first known settler in the area of Western Springs was Elijah Wentworth.  A large number of early residents were Quakers.  The CB&Q Railroad built a line through Western Springs in 1863, which drew more and more commuters.  The village was incorporated in 1886.

     

    Population: 13,171

     

    Arts/ Entertainment: Things To Do

    The Western Springs Park District maintains over 90 acres with 13 community parks.

     

    Western Springs Service Club (private pool)

    Thomas Ford Memorial Library

    The Recreation Center

    Grand Avenue Community Center

     

    Local Transit

    Railways

    The BNSF Railway runs through Western Springs.  This rail provides residents with access to Metra (from Aurora to Chicago) and Amtrak (stops throughout the country).

     

    Roads/ Highways

    The main road in Western Springs is Ogden Ave/ US Route 34 (east-west).  I-294 is on the western border of town, which gives commuters easy access to Chicago and other areas.

     

    Western Springs’ Educational Opportunities

    Grades K-8

    Western Springs School District 101

    LaGrange Highlands School District 106

     

    High School

    Lyons Township High School District 204

     

    Higher Education

     

    Western Springs Area Healthcare

    Adventist LaGrange Memorial Hospital