Links of Interest
Distance to Downtown Chicago
Average Drive Times
34 Minutes to Chicago Loop
33 Minutes to O’Hare Airport
29 Minutes to Midway Airport
Incorporated in 1926, Westmont has continued to grow dramatically as a result of booming industry in nearby communities. Affordable housing, quality schools and old-fashioned charm, draw corporate transferees and first-time homebuyers to this established community.
Commuter trains reach downtown Chicago in 45 minutes; 28 minutes on the express train. Local bus service is available in and around the area. Westmont is just minutes from I-294, I-88, I-355, and I-55.
Most school-aged children attend classes in District 201. High School students attend Westmont High School, Hinsdale Central, or Downers Grove High Schools.
Westmont has three strip malls; St. James Crossing, Fairview Plaza, and Westmont Shopping Plaza. Also located nearby is Oak Brook Center, an exclusive outdoor Mall featuring 160 stores, including Nordstrom, Sears, Marshall Field’s and Bloomingdales Home Store.
The Westmont Park District maintains 65 acres of land incorporating fifteen parks, nine playgrounds, twelve playing fields and a community center.