Village of Forest Park
Located approximately 10 miles west from Chicago's downtown loop area, Forest Park, Illinois, a diverse community of approximately 15,000 residents, combines the unlimited resources of a flourishing urban setting with small town, neighborhood charm, making it an exceptional place in which to live, work and do business.
Quality education, affordable homes and a close-knit, active community make Forest Park the perfect place to raise a family!
Forest Park has a very rich and old history dating back to the first settlers in 1856 when its boundaries included parts of River Forest and Oak Park. However, it wasn't until 1907 that Forest Park was officially incorporated. Over the decades, many interesting events and influential people have come and gone.