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Wheaton

Wheaton is a suburban city in Milton and Winfield Townships and is the county seat of DuPage County, Illinois. It is located approximately 30 miles west of Chicago which abuts the shore of Lake Michigan.
Residents and visitors are drawn to the blend of big-city comforts and small-town charm that makes Wheaton an excellent place to live, work, shop and play. From its top-ranked schools and picturesque downtown to its historic neighborhoods and dynamic community, Wheaton is a comfortable place to call home.

Size

11.48 sq. mi.

Population

52,894

Counties

DuPage

Established

1890

Wheaton is good for business.

Wheaton is not only a great place to live, it's also a great place for a business to call home. With a revitalized downtown, several thriving retail districts and a convenient location in Chicago's western suburbs, businesses - like residents - are drawn to Wheaton.

Tree City USA, 1986-2017

National Arbor Day Foundation

Top 6 Safest City in America

National Council for Home Safety and Security, 2017

Rated among the top 12 sububs

Chicago Magazine Best Places to Live, 2014

The Cellar Bistro

Intimate brick-lined farm-to-table American restaurant with a compact wine list & live music.

Il Sogno

Stylish restaurant serving traditional & creative Italian dishes in an exposed-brick dining room.

Adelle's Fine American Fare

New American fare served in a modern, earth-toned space with fireplaces, a bar & weekly live jazz.

Ivy Restaurant

Modern American chophouse serving steaks, seafood & pasta in a relaxed, upscale setting.

GIA MIA

Neapolitan pies, seasonal Italian small plates & a long wine list in an industrial-chic interior.

Arrowhead Restaurant

Relaxed choice at a scenic public golf course offering innovative American fare & a sports bar area.

Studio Movie Grill

First-run, classic & kids' films, plus a varied American menu & cocktails brought to guests' seats.

Warren's Ale House

Pub serving casual American eats, plus craft beers & whiskeys, in spacious dark-wood environs.

Suzette's Creperie

About Suzette's Creperie Quaint French bistro & wine bar with afternoon tea service, wine dinners, pastries & Parisian fare.

Mai Thai Cafe

About Mai Thai Cafe Modest family-run eatery serving traditional, spiced-to-order Thai cuisine in an intimate space.

Gino's East Pizza

About Gino's East Long-running chain serving Chicago-style deep-dish & thin-crust pizzas, plus Italian comfort fare.

Cozymel's Mexican Grill

Casual restaurant & bar serving Baja-style Mexican fare & tequila flights in a hacienda setting.

Wok 'n Fire

About Wok N Fire Local Pan-Asian chain serving sushi, stir-fry, noodles & cocktails in a trendy, lounge-like setting.

Want to know more about this community?

Click here to visit the City of Wheaton's website.

Wheaton College

A Christian, liberal-arts college based in Wheaton

Cantigny Park

Museum and open park that features the First Division Museum, an interactive exhibit presenting the military history of the First Infantry Division.

Blackwell Forest Preserve

Scenic area with 9 miles of trails, picnic sites, fishing & boat rentals, camping, tubing & more.

Danada Forest Preserve

Nature preserve offering a lake with fishing, an equestrian center & trails through varied habitats.

Cosley Zoo

5-acre facility featuring native domestic animals & wildlife plus ponds, a barn & natural habitats.

Billy Graham Center Museum

Museum dedicated to American evangelical history, particularly the ministry of Billy Graham.

Lincoln Marsh

This urban oasis with woodlands, prairies & more provides recreational & educational activities.

Hurley Gardens

Hurley Gardens is one of Wheaton's most beautiful gardens. These European style gardens are host to many weddings and photo opportunities.

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