History

Elmwood Park Central Park

The history of the Village of Elmwood Park is currently being updated.

Please check back periodically to see the history of the great town that is “The Village With Pride”.

Quick Facts

Incorporated: 1914

Population: 24,993 (2011 Estimate)

Persons Under 5 Years (Percentage): 5.6 %

Persons Under 18 Years (Percentage): 20.8%

The Village is bordered by the City of Chicago to the north and east, the Village of River Forest to the south and theĀ  Village of River Grove to the west.

Village operates its own library.

Village operates a Parks & Recreation Department which includes a Parks and Recreation Center, a Family Aquatic Center, Three Parks, Three Playgrounds and a Skate Park.