Incorporated as a village in 1959, Glendale Heights is located in DuPage County, Illinois, 30 miles from downtown Chicago. It occupies five and a half square miles between the towns of Glen Ellyn and Bloomingdale. The community is known for being ethnically diverse population
The cost of living in Glendale Heights is right in line with the national average. Housing costs in Glendale Heights compare favorably with the rest of the country. Glendale Heights transportation; highway access is served primarily by I-355, which runs north and south just east of the village. Public transportation is provided via Pace bus service and Metra rail system. DuPage airport is 20 minutes away and O’Hare International Airport is about 30 minutes from Glendale Heights.
Two public systems operate schools in Glendale Heights: Marquardt School District 15 has four elementary schools and one middle school. Queen Bee School District 16 has three elementary schools and one middle school. There is also a K-8 Catholic school, St. Matthew. High Schoolers attend Glenbard West in nearby Glen Ellyn. Although there are no colleges in Glendale Heights, there are almost 100 within 50 miles.
Glendale Lakes Gold Club offer 18 challenging holes designed by acclaimed course architect, Dick Nugent. The village has a vibrant department of parks and recreations