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