In the immortal words of Blues legend Muddy Waters, you might say Westmont has got its “mojo working.” The “father of modern Chicago blues” lived here for more than a decade until his death. A street name near his former home is named “Honorary Muddy Waters Way.”
The suburb located 20 miles west of the Loop has grown more than 300% thanks to its proximity to all that Chicago has to offer. Residents enjoy a suburban lifestyle and easy commute downtown. New subdivisions and multi-family homes have attracted a growing number of residents.
The village has nearly 18 parks with numerous Westmont Park District facilities including bocce ball, tennis and basketball courts, soccer and baseball fields, along with jogging paths, playgrounds and picnic areas.
The DuPage County village has a number of highly regarded restaurants as well as retailers and fine arts.
Students attend Westmont Community Unit School District 201, which includes five schools including three elementary schools, a junior high school and Westmont Senior High School.
Convenient Metra service to downtown Chicago and Aurora is available at the Westmont Station on the Burlington Northern Line.