About HOMEWOOD, Illinois.
Located in Cook County, Illinois, Homewood received its name in 1896 after the Illinois Central Railroad established a station, the name changed from Thorton Station to Homewood. In the 1870s, the population boomed as Homewood was advertised as an urban oasis. This led to the creation of a number of country clubs and notable subdivisions. With over a hundred years of history, Homewood has established itself as a desired community. Forbes named Homewood one of the most livable metro-area suburbs while Homewood's schools have received a number of awards and downtown Homewood was recognized by the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Magazine as having the best downtown area.
Growing families will want to look at Homewood four bedroom homes and Homewood three bedroom homes for sale. Although Homewood is extremely notable, the community has maintained a moderate population size with a containing about 19,000 residents. Meanwhile busy commuters will enjoy having Amtrack service in Homewood and easy access to the Metra Electric line which runs from Union Station to Millenium Park.
Can't find what you're looking for in Homewood? Take a look at nearby Hazel Crest and Country Club Hills. All three communities offer the charms of small town living with easy access to downtown Chicago. If you need help navigating Homewood homes for sale, contact us. We'll take you through Homewood's top subdivisions. On the right hand side of the page, you'll find the Property Search tool which will help you to narrow down your options. You can also ask an agent or register for free to gain greater access to our Illinois MLS.