Lincolnwood Means Location

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Conveniently located within 10 miles of both downtown Chicago and O’Hare International Airport, Lincolnwood is ideally situated where the North Shore meets Chicago’s north side. Having the tranquility of a quiet suburban setting, Lincolnwood is just minutes from world-class museums and universities, lively nightlife and major sporting events. A Lincolnwood address is just a few miles from the magnificent Lake Michigan shoreline and Cook County Forest Preserves.

Shopping is made easy with the Lincolnwood Town Center, an enclosed mall with about 100 stores. Access to any point in the metropolitan area is convenient with the Edens Expressway/I-94 at Lincolnwood’s doorstep. Commuter rail and rapid-transit routes to downtown Chicago are quick and within easy reach. Both CTA and Pace provide bus service to and within the village.

At only 2.6 square miles and a population of approximately 12,500, Lincolnwood’s close-in location has all of the advantages of suburban life with the big city at its front door.

Lincolnwood means location!

Lincolnwood stats
Incorporated | 1911
Population | 12,590 (approx.)
Land area | 2.6 square miles
State highways | U.S. 50, U.S. 14, and U.S. 41
Federal highways | I-94 to I-90, I-290 and I-294
Distance to Downtown Chicago | 14 miles
Police department | 34 officers
Fire department | 29 full-time
Area hospitals | 11
Schools | 3
PACE bus routes | 4
Banking facilities | 7
Area airports | O’Hare International Airport, Midway Airport, Mitchell Field (Milwaukee, WI) and Gary/Chicago (Gary, IN)
Electricity | ComEd
Water source | City of Chicago/Lake Michigan
Storage capacity | 5.25 million gal.
Amount pumped daily | 1.447 million gal. (avg.)

– Submitted by the Lincolnwood Community Development Department