About Elk Grove Village
Named for the native elk that roamed the area, Elk Grove Village boasts excellent parks and recreation, award-winning schools and varied housing stock.
The suburb has the distinction of a thriving economy and exceptional community service, as well as easy access to transportation and nearby interstates. Approximately a 20-minute drive to O’Hare International Airport, the village is accessible by major interstates including I-90 and I-290. The Metra Rail System can be accessed in neighboring communities.
With over 3,600 firms and service organizations, Elk Grove Village supports a booming business community of local, national and international companies. It has been dubbed an “Exceptional Community” by residents and community leaders. The village hosts the highly attended Hometown Parade, which boasts a new theme every summer. Residents also enjoy the annual Mid-Summer Classics concert series during the month of July with entertainment featuring a variety of genres and decades.
The Elk Grove Park District maintains over 470 acres, which includes dozens of parks, public tennis courts and a community athletic area with football, soccer and baseball fields. Elk Grove Village is also home to the Fox Run Golf Links, offering golfers tree-lined fairways and well-sized greens.
Elk Grove Village has several award-winning schools and is served by the Elk Grove Township Elementary School District 59, the Township High school District 211 and Elk Grove High School. The village also has one of the lowest property tax rates in the state of Illinois, adding to its overwhelming appeal.