Community Introduction

Once a tranquil prairie town, Plainfield is fast becoming a destination in its own right, offering the comforts of suburban life blended with the tranquility of country living. Recognized as…

Historical Highlights

Historical Highlights of Plainfield Events in the early 1800s laid the foundation for Plainfield to be established as Will County’s oldest community. Long before the arrival of the earliest white…

Location and Transportation

A unique mix of rural land and urban development, Plainfield’s strategic location is among its greatest assets. Far enough from the hustle of the city, and yet close enough for…

Recreation

Organized in 1966, Plainfield Park District covers more than 40 square miles and serves a population of more than 120,000 people, making it the ninth-largest park district in the state…

Arts and Entertainment

Plainfield’s downtown is not just for shopping and dining; it’s also the place to go if you are looking for some great entertainment. Downtown Plainfield is the heart of activity…

Shopping and Dining

For a great day of shopping and dining, residents need look no further than Plainfield’s own downtown. Plainfield’s downtown region is filled to the brim with shops offering fine art…

Chef Profile

Diners can find hand-cut steaks, fresh seafood, small plates and more, all in a historic setting that once housed an opera house and dance hall at the Opera House Steak…

Education

Education is a top priority in Plainfield where students of all ages are provided a top-quality, comprehensive, student-centered education. The Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202 has been the fourth-largest…