Melrose Park is a well-established community located just 12 miles west of the Chicago Loop area and 10 miles south of O'Hare International Airport. Business and industry support the family-oriented neighborhoods.
More than 23,000 people live in Melrose Park. They enjoy affordable housing and community spirit. There are several yearly celebrations in town. Because of its proximity to Chicago, residents also may take advantage of Chicago's beautiful lakefront, museums, zoos, sporting events, shops, concerts, schools and colleges.
Students receive the best education at one of three grade school districts and one high school district. Healthcare needs are served by Gottlieb Memorial and Westlake Hospitals, located in town, and by the many excellent healthcare providers throughout the area.
Melrose Park offers its residents a public library, civic clubs, churches of various denominations, many parks, a fitness center and two pools. As part of Proviso Township, residents have available services that range from family counseling to day care to free transportation. The village government - mayor and six trustees - support the community and provide all amenities. A full-time police and fire department serve Melrose Park.
Melrose Park has proven to be a stable and profitable community. The partnership between village, residents, the Melrose Park Chamber of Commerce and Industry and both incoming and established businesses continues to improve the quality of life in the community.
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