Local Information


Countryside, IL at a Glance 




Officially Incorporated


Miles from Chicago

What You’ll Love About Countryside

The Amenities

Find delicious restaurants, awesome shopping centers and beautiful parks all just minutes from your Countryside home.

The Employment

Unemployment in Countryside is low, and there are a number of major employers that call this city home.

The Weather

Mild winters and gorgeous summer days make every day perfect for spending time outdoors!

Countryside Homes for Sale

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Spotlights of Countryside

parks and recreation

Parks & Rec

You'll never run out of fun parks to explore in Countryside! Theodore Stone Forest, Aerie Crown Forest, City Park, and the Santa Fe Prairie Nature Preserve are all excellent ways to experience the great outdoors.

things to do

Local Attractions

From beautiful parks, to delightful shops and excellent recreational amenities; there's something for everyone in Countryside! Practice your upswing at the Edgewood Valley Country Club, or immerse yourself in the beautiful nature of any of the numerous local parks. 



Unemployment in Countryside is generally low at about 6.4% with recent positive job growth. Some of the top occupations in this area include healthcare, manufacturing, and finance.



Public schools in Countryside are served by the La Grange School District 105. Students here attend Ideal Elementary School, William F. Gurrie Middle School, and Lyons Township High School.

local conveniences

Shopping & Dining

Check out the Countryside Plaza for all of your shopping needs! Sprinkled throughout the city, you'll find numerous local shops and major retailers, as well as delicious eateries perfect for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert!

local attractions and events

Community Events

A closely knit community, the City of Countryside hosts regular events to foster a spirit of inclusivity among its residents. Enjoy concerts in the park, bike races, and holiday celebrations with friends and neighbors!

Countryside Attractions

Countryside at a Glance

quick facts

Quick Facts

Population (2017): 5,895
Zip Code: 60525
County: Cook County
Median Home Price (2015): $225,800.


Travel & Commute

Public Transit: METRA & Pace
Airport: Chicago Midway International Airport (8 miles)
Major Highways: I-290 & 1-55

Countryside Real Estate

Find your ideal home in Countryside! Contact Cathy today for more information on real estate and homes for sale in Countryside.

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