Arlington Heights Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Illinois
Located just minutes from the many world-class attractions of the Windy City, the Village of Arlington Heights provides a charming, family-oriented community feeling just 25 miles from all the fun and excitement of the Chicago metropolitan area. Arlington Heights is located in northwestern Cook County and is home to more than 75,000 residents. First settled by William Dunton in the mid-19th century, Arlington Heights has grown into a charming city with excellent schools, a thriving business district and many outstanding cultural and recreational attractions.
Village students are served by one of six school districts depending on age and location. The Arlington Heights Park District covers 16.2 square miles and maintains community parks, biking and walking paths, play lots, golf courses and much more. The Village also provides a teen center and a senior center to help meet the needs of its diverse population.
The Arlington Heights Historical Museum is a popular educational destination, while Arlington Park—owned by world-famous Churchill Downs Incorporated—provides a boost to the town's tourism industry. The crowning glory of the village is its refurbished Central Business District, which is home to art galleries, retail shops, unique clothing and jewelry stores and restaurants. Arlington Heights provides access to a wide range of alternative transportation, from bike paths and buses to the Metra subway system and Chicago Transit Authority trains.
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