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.