Introduction to Willowbrook, Illinois
Willowbrook is located in DuPage County, which was formed in 1839. Originally part of Cook County, this county was named after the DuPage River. Incorporated as a village on January 18, 1960, Willowbrook is one of the smallest villages in Illinois.
Willowbrook and nearby Attractions
- Hinsdale Lake Commons Shopping Center
- Brookfield Zoo
- Lemont Area Historical Society & Museum
- Chicago Portage National Historic Site
- Ferson Creek Fen Nature Preserve
- American Police Center & Museum
Things To Do In Willowbrook
Willowbrook is home to parks such as Waterford Park, Willowbrook Community Park, Prairie Trail Park, and Creekside Park. The Hinsdale Lake Commons Shopping Center and the Willow Commons Shopping Center are the local shopping destinations. History buffs can visit the Graue Mill and Museum, the Lemont Area Historical Society & Museum, the Lockport Pioneer Settlement, the Chicago Portage National Historic Site, and the American Police Center & Museum. The Ferson Creek Fen Nature Preserve is less than half an hour's drive away.
Chicago Midway International is nearby.
Willowbrook Higher Education
Higher studies can be pursued at Elmhurst College, Moraine Valley Community College, and the College of Dupage.