Introduction to Park City, Illinois
Park City History
Park City was officially incorporated in 1958. The city derives its name from the trailer parks where the majority of its residents reside. In 1839, the townships of Wauconda, Waukegan, Antioch and Avon, among others, were organized to form Lake County.
Park City and nearby Attractions
- Cuneo Museum & Gardens
- Deerfield Historic Village
- Fort Hill Heritage Museum
- Chain O'Lakes State Park
Things To Do In Park City
The Cuneo Museum & Gardens and the Fort Hill Heritage Museum showcase exhibits reflecting the area’s history. Golfers can enjoy a round at the Heatherridge Golf Club. The Deerfield Historic Village houses the Caspar Oft Log House, which was built in 1837 and is considered to be the oldest building in Lake County. Local parks include the Illinois Beach State Park and Chain O'Lakes State Park.
Park City Transportation
Air transportation is available from Chicago O’Hare International Airport.
Park City Higher Education
The College of Lake County, Trinity International University and Gateway Technical College are all accessible from Park City.