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.
|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|