About Glen Ellyn
Glen Ellyn’s Main Street is a charming mix of small boutiques, restaurants and coffee shops. The community is one of the most affluent in DuPage County.
Village residents enjoy numerous recreational areas including 29 parks, the Willowbrook Wildlife Preserve, an 18-hole golf course and access to the Illinois Prairie Path.
Neighborhoods are lined with mature trees and homes in a variety of architectural styles, ranging from new construction to historic homes dating back to the community’s early days.
Glen Ellyn students are served by the Glen Ellyn School District 41, Community Consolidated School District 89 and Glenbard Township High School District 87. The Village is also home to the main campus of the College of DuPage, whose alumni include comedy legends Jim Belushi and his late brother, John Belushi.
Along with access to major highways and Interstate tollways, the Metra Union Pacific West Line runs through Glen Ellyn, providing daily train service to the Ogilvie Transportation Center in downtown Chicago.