Introduction to Sauk Village, Illinois

Sauk Village, Illinois, in Cook county, is 7 miles SW of Hammond, Indiana. The village is conveniently located inside the Chicago metropolitan area.

Sauk Village History

With various construction projects taking place in the mid 20th century, this area developed quickly. Sauk Village was incorporated on March 12, 1957 and consisted of 55 homes in what is now known as the Garden Section, located near I-394. All houses located in this area at that time were built by the AMBO I Construction firm, which moved into the area in 1956. Thomas Nichols became the first Mayor of Sauk Village in 1957.

Sauk Village and nearby Attractions

  • Sauk Village Village Hall
  • Sauk Plaza Shopping Center
  • Ford Heights Public Library
  • Saint Mark's Lutheran Church
  • Hoosier Prairie State Nature Preserve
  • Saint James Catholic Cemetery
  • Balmoral Race Track

Things To Do In Sauk Village

Sauk Plaza Shopping Center is popular among shoppers, while Sauk Village Baptist Church, Saint Mark's Lutheran Church and the First Baptist Church fascinate travelers with their magnificent architecture.

Sauk Village Transportation

Gary/Chicago Airport provides air transportation facilities.

Sauk Village Higher Education

Prairie State College, South Suburban College and Governors State University provide higher education to the people of Sauk Village.

Sauk Village Almanac

County Cook County
Standard Zip Codes60411
Phone Area Codes708
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.5
Approximate Longitude-87.63

Sauk Village Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance6.1 miles
Jan Temp15 to 29 F
Apr Temp39 to 58 F
Jul Temp65 to 84 F
Oct Temp43 to 63 F
Annual Precip38.6 inches
Distance17.2 miles
Jan Temp12 to 30 F
Apr Temp37 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp39 to 64 F
Annual Precip40 inches
Distance21.8 miles
Jan Temp16 to 32 F
Apr Temp38 to 60 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp44 to 65 F
Annual Precip36.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Chicago Heights30,349$53,953
Ford Heights2,775$30,495

Sauk Village Public Libraries

Nancy L. Mcconathy Public Library District
Sauk Village, Illinois
(708) 757-4771

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Sauk Village Public Schools

Rickover Jr High School
22151 Torrence Ave
ZIP: 60411
(708) 758-1900
Total Enrollment 470
Strassburg Elem
2002 223rd St
ZIP: 60411
(708) 758-4754
Total Enrollment 408
Wagoner Elem
1831 215th Pl
ZIP: 60411
(708) 758-3322
Total Enrollment 570

Sauk Village Private Schools

Learn As You Grow Preschool & Kindergarten
22237 Torrence Ave
ZIP: 60411
Total Enrollment 15
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