Population 17,000 – Homes 6,000
NORTH: OAK BROOK SOUTH: BURR RIDGE
WEST: CLARENDON HILLS (Rt 83) EAST: WESTERN SPRINGS (I-294)
About Hinsdale – Train Stations – Golf Courses – Hospitals – Places of Worship
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Hinsdale is an affluent western suburb of Chicago, Illinois; a small portion of the eastern part of the village is located in Cook County, and the rest of the village is located in DuPage County in Illinois. It is located between Western Springs & Clarendon Hills. The eastern boundary of Hinsdale is I-294, and the western boundary is Route 83. Hinsdale is bordered to the south by Burr Ridge, another affluent town. To the north lies Oak Brook, home of the Oak Brook Center shopping mall and numerous national headquarters, including McDonald’s Corporation.
Hinsdale is listed in the top 1% of wealthiest towns in Illinois, and is known locally for its beautiful residences and teardown culture, of which new rebuilds have taken 30% of homes in the village. There is a rich mix of housing in the village, from old farmhouses to newer mansions.
Hinsdale has a rolling, wooded topography, with a quaint downtown that offers many shopping and dining opportunities with popular retail stores and restaurants such as The Gap, Papyrus, Schoen’s Fuller’s Hardware Store, Kramer’s Grocery, The Corner Bakery, Cozis Zak’s, Starbucks, Cold Stone Creamery and Jade Garden. Nearby are 2 shopping malls in Burr Ridge and Oak Brook.
The Burlington Northern Railroad runs through the town, and there are three stations in Hinsdale that serve commuters on the line (Hinsdale, West Hinsdale, and Highlands).
The express train is a 20-minute train ride to downtown Chicago.
Hinsdale is also known for its excellent public school system (Districts 181 and 86), ranked among the best on all levels in the state of Illinois. All its elementary schools (The Lane elementary school, Madison elementary school, Monroe elementary school, Oak elementary school, Elm elementary school) were ranked in the top 25 in the state.
As a resident of Hinsdale you can enjoy many options for recreation and entertainment such as the Hinsdale Community Swimming Pool, Katherine Legge Park, and Hinsdale Community House. The Hinsdale Little League and AYSO have many teams that children can participate on.
Expert medical care is also close by at Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, offering a full range of health services…not to mention the close proximity to the world renowned medical expertise of the Chicago area hospitals.
3 Train Stations
Hinsdale Golf Courses
The 9-hole Meadowlark Golf Course in Hinsdale, IL is a public golf course that opened in 1965. Designed by Joe Nevins, Meadowlark Golf Course measures 3317 yards from the longest tees and has a slope rating of 110 and a 35.4 USGA rating. The course features 2 sets of tees for different skill levels.
11599 W 31St St
Hinsdale, Illinois 60523
The 18-hole Ruth Lake Country Club in Hinsdale, IL is a private golf course that opened in 1926. Designed by Theodore J. Moreau and William Langford, Ruth Lake Country Club measures 6469 yards from the longest tees and has a slope rating of 129 and a 71.
6200 S Madison St
Hinsdale, Illinois 60521
Du Page County
18 Holes | Private golf course | Par: 71 | 6469 yards | … details »
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Places of Worship
Houses of Worship (Area Code 630)