West Chicago, a city in DuPage County is the first Illinois community created by the debut of the railroads.
The DuPage airport is located in West Chicago and this is where the regional headquarters of the National Transportation Safety Board Aviation Central Region operate. Metra has a station on the Union Pacific West Line.
West Chicago provides endless opportunities to play and is home to a number of remarkable attractions and fascinating annual events that keep this city vibrant and interesting for both its residents and guests. Attractions include the Truitt-Hoff Nature Preserve, a part of DuPage County’s West Chicago Prairie Forest Preserve which is one of the largest and best preserved prairies in the Midwest, Turtle Splash Water Park, a magnificent 5 acre enclosed water park featuring 12′ pool waterfalls, and Wiggly Field Dog Park one of the most popular and well known Chicago dog parks which has been featured on Animal Planet’s show K-9 to 5.
Residents take pride in their hometown offering excellent choices in education, housing and recreation. This premier city is an ideal primary residence or vacation retreat where you’ll find a friendly community.