Welcome to Glen Ellyn, Illinois
Glen Ellyn, Illinois
Historic Charm and Strong Community Spirit...
Reminiscent of a quaint New England village, Glen Ellyn's appeal is reflected in the architecturally-unique homes, rolling hills and tree lined streets of the community. First settled in 1833, the Village has grown to become a suburban Chicago residential, business and retail community.
Walkable and family-friendly, all paths converge at the charming downtown which boasts stylish boutiques and fine dining. Historic Lake Ellyn - which gained prominence as a weekend getaway for the people of 1890's Chicago - boasts a 10 acre lake and a 25 acre park with towering oaks serving as the picturesque backdrop for many of Glen Ellyn's celebrations.
Lake Ellyn Boat House, Glen Ellyn, Illinois
As one of the area's premiere suburbs Glen Ellyn has an extensive network of parks, forest preserves and the beautiful Prairie Path. The Prairie Path is a 61 mile nature trail that can be used for running, walking, biking and horseback riding. The Village is the proud home to The Village Links, a highly regarded public golf course, as well as the private course at Glen Oak Country Club.
The educational opportunities within the community are numerous. There are eight public elementary schools, two middle schools and two high schools serving the students of Glen Ellyn, which are highly regarded and have won national honors. There are also many wonderful private schools. The College of DuPage is a highly accredited institution serving more than 36,000 students on the Glen Ellyn campus. COD is America's second largest single campus community college.
College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, Illinois
With a population of 27,000, Glen Ellyn is a short commute to O'Hare and Midway Airports and only 23 miles to downtown Chicago, conveniently accessed by commuter train or interstate. Many organizations, churches and volunteer groups make up the fabric of this community known as the "Village of Bolunteers," one of the many reasons the Village of Glen Ellyn is rich in opportunity and community. If you are looking for something special look no further than Glen Ellyn.
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Updated: 18th June, 2019 12:25 PM.