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.


School Address Phone Grade
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