New Lenox, IL Real Estate & Homes for Sale
The quaint villages of New Lenox and Frankfort are located just five miles apart some 35 miles southwest of Chicago along State Route 30. This location provides easy access to other local communities as well as a short commute to the Chicago area. Both feature charming neighborhoods and excellent schools. New Lenox is the larger of the two with nearly 25,000 residents. Frankfort has a population of over 18,000.
"Home To Proud Americans", New Lenox is a tight knit community that is a great example of an ideal balance between growth and preservation. The highlight of the year is the Proud American Days Festival held the last weekend of every July. The event includes display shows, food, family fun as well as the annual "Miss New Lenox" crowning. Frankfort, home to four country clubs that offer championship 18-hole golf, also hosts a number of community events during the year including the Whispers of Spring event and the Frankfort Fall Festival. The Festival ? which started out as a small community fair ? has grown into one of the premier traditional craft shows in the nation. The event also features a parade, live entertainment, food and family fun.
Recreation abounds in the communities several parks that provide tennis, basketball and volleyball courts and baseball and softball fields. Several institutes of higher learning are also in close proximity. Real estate options in New Lenox and Frankfort consist of single-family detached homes, estate properties, condominiums, townhouses, farm and ranch properties and land lots.
New Lenox & Frankfort, IL Summary