Lockport is conveniently located just 35 miles southwest of Chicago and 5 miles north of Joliet. Interstate Highways 80 and 55 are easily accessible from Lockport. The extension of I-355 now allows an influx of people who will have access to the northern suburbs while living in the more affordable southern suburbs. Metra offers commuter rail service from Lockport to Chicago from the refurbished train station at Commerce and 13th Street. This Heritage Corridor train takes 53 minutes to reach Chicago’s Loop. Pace bus service provides transportation to Joliet, Yorktown, Midway Airport and Chicago.
Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, the world’s busiest, is 30 miles away. While Midway Airport is 15 miles northeast of Lockport. Lewis Airport is one mile west of the city at Route 53 and Airport Road. It offers paved runways, fuel, storage, and maintenance facilities for small aircraft.
Lockport has much to offer its residents and visitors alike. Their nationally registered Historic district boasts a unique variety of antique and specialty shops, art galleries, and award winning restaurants. With three museums, the Pioneer Village and the Historic Illinois and Michigan canal trail, Lockport’s residents enjoy the highest quality of life.
Through thoughtful planning, the City offers a wide variety of housing opportunities, carefully balanced with new commercial and light industrial developments. With a new $3 million police station, a $34 million addition to Lockport Township High School, and the numerous recreational programs offered by the Lockport Township Park District, it is easy to understand why more and more people are proud to call Lockport home.
|Goodings Grove Elementary Schl||12914 W 143rd St, Lockport, IL 60441||(708) 301-7290||Elementary Schools|
|Hadley School||15731 S Bell Rd, Lockport, IL 60441||(708) 301-2424||Elementary Schools|
|Kelvin Grove Elementary School||808 Adams St, Lockport, IL 60441||(815) 838-0737||Elementary Schools|
|Luther J Schilling School||16025 S Cedar Rd, Lockport, IL 60441||(708) 301-1441||Elementary Schools|
|Milne Grove Elementary School||565 E 7th St, Lockport, IL 60441||(815) 838-0542||Elementary Schools|
|Walsh Elementary School||514 Macgregor Rd, Lockport, IL 60441||(815) 838-7858||Elementary Schools|
|Lockport High School East||1333 E 7th St, Lockport, IL 60441||(815) 588-8000||High Schools|
|Lockport High School-Central||1222 S Jefferson St, Lockport, IL 60441||(815) 834-4476||High Schools|
|Lockport Twp High School||804 E Division St, Lockport, IL 60441||(815) 838-4382||High Schools|
|Fairmont Junior High School||735 Green Garden Pl, Lockport, IL 60441||(815) 726-5263||Middle Schools|
|Homer Junior High School||15711 S Bell Rd, Lockport, IL 60441||(708) 301-5500||Middle Schools|
|Ludwig Jr High School||710 N State St, Lockport, IL 60441||(815) 838-8020||Middle Schools|