Wood Dale

Like so many towns in its day, the City of Wood Dale started to take shape when the railroad came to town.

Frederick Lester led the charge to secure a train depot, donated the site, and contributed to its construction. By 1873 the line that stretched from Chicago to Elgin included a depot next to Lester’s home. Lester built a cheese factory next to the depot, the first industry in town. The depot was later moved to build an inn, cementing the area as a commercial center.

The Wood Dale Park District maintains an outdoor water park with a 25-yard L-shaped pool, children’s water play area, two 129-foot water slides, an adult deck, sand volleyball area, sand playground, and a concession stand and picnic area.

The community’s proximity to O’Hare International Airport, toll roads, and expressways make Wood Dale an ideal site for industry, including the several major corporations with facilities here. Wood Dale has a station on Metra’s Milwaukee District/West Line with daily service to Union Station. Illinois Route 390 is conveniently located near the city’s northern border.

Nearby Public Transportation

Milwaukee District West

at Wood Dale Metra

School Districts

Wood Dale Sd 7

Fenton Chsd 100

Bensenville Sd 2

Dupage Hsd 88

Addison Sd 4

Itasca Sd 10

Lake Park Chsd 108

School information is provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. This information should only be used as a reference and does not warrant or guarantee enrollment. Please contact applicable schools or school districts directly to verify information and enrollment eligibility.

350 Woodbine Drive Wood Dale, Illinois 60191
$389,900 | Single Family | 3 Beds | 2.1 Baths
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200 Sherwood Drive Wood Dale, Illinois 60191
$389,000 | Single Family | 4 Beds | 3.1 Baths
Open House: Saturday, June 19th, 2021 12:00pm - 2:00pm

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