Introduction to Crestwood, Illinois
Crestwood, Illinois, in Cook county, is 3 miles S of Oak Lawn, Illinois and 14 miles S of Chicago, Illinois. The village is located in the Chicago metropolitan area. Crestwood has a population of 11,251.
The area now known as Crestwood once consisted of many farming communities scattered throughout the region. In the early twentieth century, the rate of residential development increased in the area with the establishment of large forest preserves in the west, and the Midlothian Country Club in the south. In 1927, residents around the club incorporated the area as the village of Midlothian. It was incorporated as the village of Crestwood in 1928.
Crestwood and nearby Attractions
- Crestwood Village Hall
- Crestwood Public Library
- Rivercrest Shopping Center
- Game Connection Inc
- Caesar Park
- Midwest Carvers Museum
Things To Do In Crestwood
Crestwood Village Hall is the administrative center of the village, and a must-see for tourists. Tourists can visit the Rivercrest Shopping Center while Game Connection Inc. has plenty of amusement and recreational facilities. Caesar Park and Walker Park both present tourists with the option of spending the day in peace.
Chicago Midway International Airport, located nearby, provides air transportation facilities.
Crestwood Higher Education
Moraine Valley Community College and Chicago State University provide opportunities for higher education to the people of Crestwood.