Incorporated almost 50 years after its establishment in 1841, Itasca has certainly grown into a beautiful, upscale community that is dedicated to its mantra, “Committed to Our Future, Inspired by Our Past.”
Located just 25 miles from downtown Chicago, Itasca is able to hold onto its small-town roots, while enjoying the convenience of a big city nearby. The area is surrounded by extensive interstates—I-290, I-355 and I-90—making traveling in and out a cinch. Offering residents a safe and flourishing community in which to live and work is of the utmost importance to officials. Boasting a strong sense of community, Itasca is an ideal place to reside.
The Village of Itasca offers its residential population of over 8,300 many diverse sites to visit year round. From engaging recreational facilities to a night at the theater, Itasca has it all. Pleasant accommodations are accessible to those passing through the community, all offering unique services. Take a stroll down the new Riverwalk, visit the new and improved Nature Center for a bit of rousing environmental education, or enjoy the lively festivities of such special events as Oktoberfest and the Arts and Wine Festival. Citizens and visitors alike enjoy a tempting array of new and long-standing dining establishments, as well as shops catering to every interest.
Itasca has proven to be an exceptional place to plant family roots—offering safe, comfortable neighborhoods; outstanding education; and top-quality healthcare. With its inception in 1985, the Historical Commission has retained the artistic beauty of the Village’s historical sites. By preserving homes and other structures from the pre-1900s and early 1900s, Itasca invites visitors to take a peek into its history.
Working together as a community has aided in the gradual growth of Itasca. Citizens, government, businesses and community organizations band together to improve the quality of life in Itasca, making it an enviable area to raise a family and establish an exciting new venture. With such a bright future, it is no wonder residents are overjoyed with the abundance of benefits afforded to them by living in Itasca—and it can only get better from here. So come experience for yourself the wonderful lifestyle so many have come to cherish here in Itasca.