Forest View

The Town Of Forest View, Illinois is your source for information on Forest View. If your moving to Forest View 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!Excellent rail transportation favor Forest View, as do the Chicago Ship and Sanitary Canal, which help to attract industry. Today, the village is also served by the Stevenson Expressway (I-55).

Forest View came into being in 1924, drawing many World War I veterans and their families to its quiet setting. In fact, at one time Forest View was the only community in the nation governed totally by ex-servicemen.

Significant history predates the founding of Forest View. It is located at the place where explorers Marquette and Joliet forded between the Chicago and Des Plaines Rivers.


School Address Phone Grade
Home Elementary School 4400 Home Ave, Berwyn, IL 60402 (708) 780-2483 Elementary Schools