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Wheaton Real Estate

Welcome to Wheaton!  Wheaton is about 30 miles west of Chicago.

 

Wheaton History

Wheaton’s founders were Erastus Gary, Jesse Wheaton and Warren Wheaton.  They offered the railroad several miles of free land.  Rail workers made a sign that said “Wheaton Depot”—which gave the village its name.  Wheaton was incorporated in 1859.

 

Population: 53,648

 

Arts/ Entertainment: Things To Do

First Division Museum at Cantigny

Studio Movie Grill

Billy Graham Center Museum

 

Outdoor

French Market

Cantigny Gold Club

Cosley Zoo

Cantigny Park

 

Local Transit

Railways

Wheaton has 2 Metra Union Pacific West (Elburn to Ogilvie Transportation Center in Chicago) train stations.

 

Roads/ Highways

The main roads in Wheaton are Roosevelt Rd and Butterfield Rd.  Wheaton is also close to I-355 and I-88, which gives commuters easy access to Chicago and other areas.

 

Pace Suburban Bus Service serves Wheaton.

 

Wheaton’s Educational Opportunities

Grades K-8

Community Unit School District 200

Elementary School District 89

Elementary School District 41

 

High School

Community Unit School District 200

High School District 87

 

Higher Education

College of DuPage

IIT Rice Campus

Wheaton College

 

Wheaton Area Healthcare

Central DuPage Hospital

Adventist GlenOaks Hospital

Elmhurst Memorial Hospital