The Town Of Dolton, Illinois is your source for information on Dolton. If your moving to Dolton or just visiting, you will find all kinds of information on real estate, schools, areas, parks, churches, crime, things to do, places to visit, local businesses, dining, and much more!Dolton is a great place to live and do business. Its Expo Center has the biggest exhibit and meeting space south of Chicago’s McCormick Place. An Illinois Certified City, Dolton began as an industrial community full of lumber yards, brick yards, and railroads. A rail yard and three rail lines are all part of the community’s assets, as is its location off I-94 and proximity to I-80.

Today, Dolton is a vibrant commercial center with an exceptional economic development program that takes full advantage of its status as part of the Calumet Enterprise Zone. Creation of a Tax Increment Financing district further enhances the community’s position for commercial growth and development.

The Dolton Expo Center hosts conventions, trade exhibitions, and a variety of other events, attracting thousands of business professionals to the community.

A caring community, Dolton takes pride in The Dorchester, a facility housing senior citizens that offers the benefits of banquet and meeting rooms and a 500-seat hall.


School Address Phone Grade
Berger-Vandenberg School 14833 Avalon Ave, Dolton, IL 60419 (708) 841-3610 Elementary Schools
Diekman Elementary School 15121 Dorchester Ave, Dolton, IL 60419 (708) 841-3838 Elementary Schools
Franklin Elementary School 14701 Chicago Rd, Dolton, IL 60419 (708) 201-2083 Elementary Schools
Harriet Tubman School 333 E 142nd St, Dolton, IL 60419 (708) 201-9050 Elementary Schools
Thornridge High School 15000 Cottage Grove Ave, Dolton, IL 60419 (708) 841-5723 High Schools
Lincoln Jr High School 14151 Lincoln Ave, Dolton, IL 60419 (708) 849-1318 Middle Schools
Roosevelt Jr High School 111 W 146th St, Dolton, IL 60419 (708) 201-2071 Middle Schools