When it comes to bragging rights, the 40,000-plus residents of the”Lilac Village” stand in no one’s shadow. In addition to enjoying a reputation for having perhaps the nation’s finest collection of lilacs, Lombard also is the home of nationally known celebrities like “Little Orphan Annie,” Morris the Cat, artist Sheldon Peck, Astronaut Daniel Tani, and most recently, “Veggie Tales” stars Bob the Tomato and Larry the Cucumber. Last, but not least, is William R. Plum, the long-time resident who made it all happen more than 70 years ago.

The community enjoys outstanding recreational facilities, superior schools, shopping and medical care, and there is housing to meet the demands of every lifestyle. Like most of it neighboring communities, Lombard has seen explosive growth since its beginnings as Babcock’s Grove in 1833, but it remains committed to its small town values and emphasis on meeting the needs of its residents.

Located 18 miles from downtown Chicago, Lombard is only minutes from the Tri State Tollway ( I-294), Eisenhower Expressway (I-290), East-West Tollway (I-88,) Stevenson Expressway (I-55), and North-South Tollway (I-355). Air travelers are about 30 minutes from O’Hare International Airport to the north, and about 45 minutes from Midway Airport on Chicago’s South Side.

Commuters also can rely on efficient Metra trains that operate seven days a week and offer discounted fares that coincide with major events taking place in Chicago. Providing direct service to the Amtrak station in the heart of the city, Metra also operates suburban Pace buses for travel between neighboring communities.


School Address Phone Grade
Butterfield Elementary School 2s500 Gray Ave, Lombard, IL 60148 (630) 827-4000 Elementary Schools
Hammerschmit Elementary School 617 Hammerschmidt Ave, Lombard, IL 60148 (630) 827-4200 Elementary Schools
Madison Elementary School 150 W Madison St, Lombard, IL 60148 (630) 827-4100 Elementary Schools
Park View Elementary School 341 N Elizabeth St, Lombard, IL 60148 (630) 827-4040 Elementary Schools
Pleasant Lane Elementary Schl 401 N Main St, Lombard, IL 60148 (630) 827-4640 Elementary Schools
Schafer Elementary School 700 E Pleasant Ln, Lombard, IL 60148 (630) 932-6470 Elementary Schools
Stevenson Elementary School 18w331 15th St, Lombard, IL 60148 (630) 953-8192 Elementary Schools
West Surburban Elementary Sch 1312 S Meyers Rd, Lombard, IL 60148 (630) 789-0455 Elementary Schools
Westmore Elementary School 340 S School St, Lombard, IL 60148 630) 932-6490 Elementary Schools
York Center Elementary School 18w701 14th St, Lombard, IL 60148 (630) 932-6540 Elementary Schools
Glenbard East High School 1014 S Main St Lombard, IL 60148 (630) 627-9250 High Schools
Montini High School 19w070 16th St, Lombard, IL 60148 (630) 627-6930 High Schools
Glenn Westlake Middle School 1514 S Main St, Lombard, IL 60148 (630) 827-4500 Middle Schools