Bartlett Illinois Village Profile

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Bartlett IllinoisBartlett is a great small community located in Cook, DuPage and a small part in Kane Counties. The Bartlett Illinoispopulation was 40,344 by the 2006 census and has definitely grown from the original 360 in 1900.  Bartlett was incorporated in 1891 after Luther Bartlett who offered the right of way thru his land to the Chicago and Pacific railroad. The village has retained it's original railroad station built in 1873 in the downtown area. 

The commuter station is the Metra Milwaukee West Line.  Train time to Chicago Loop is 50 minutes approx.  Monthly fares to Chicago Loop is approximately $116.10.

Bartlett Bike Path System is 19.6 miles and is a favorite with cyclists.

For those who love the outdoors, the Bartlett Trail welcomes hikers, joggers and cyclists to its 14 miles of trails. "It's really nice how the bike path winds in and out of the forest preserves through town," said one frequent walker about the trail.

The Village owns and operates Bartlett Hills Golf Club. The 18 hole course includes a full-service clubhouse and restaurant. The course is primarily funded by user fees and a small portion of the property tax bill.  Villa Olivia Country Club operates an 18 hole golf course which includes a clubhouse, banquet facility and downhill ski hills for regular skiing and snowboarding. Snow is produced as necessary for the ski hill which is literally very "cool".

Bartlett IllinoisApple Orchard Golf Course - This public, nine-hole course is open April 1 through October 31 and is the site of league play, special events, outings and lessons.  The 120-acre Apple Orchard Community Park in the heart of the village features a golf course, aquatic center, skate park, tennis courts, sports fields, ice skating and a nature area.

Bartlett Community Center - This equipped facility features everything from racquetball courts, an aquatic center and a health and fitness club to a triple gymnasium, running track and studios for fitness and dance.

Bartlett Hills Golf Club - This beautifully manicured 18-hole course has received a 4.5-star rating on Chicagoland Golf's Top Public Courses. The equipped clubhouse is home to a delicious restaurant and banquet/meeting space for up to 200.

Bartlett History Museum - Spanning 1,200 feet on the first floor of the new Village Hall, the Bartlett Bartlett IllinoisHistory Museum is teeming with a number of displays exhibiting local artifacts, images, archives and more.

Bartlett Nature Center - Located at the James "Pate" Philip State Park, the nature center houses displays and collections associated with nature, along with live animals, a resource library and a variety of programs designed to promote Bartlett's natural areas.

Bartlett IllinoisBartlett Skate Park - This 10,000-square foot site offers skateboards and inline skaters ramps, rails, ledges and more.

Farmer's Market - Held during the warmer months, every Friday from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Jensen Pavilion, the local Farmer's Market is stocked with vendors offering fresh produce, flowers, hand-made jewelry, bread and many other items.

Sports activities are big in Bartlett with leagues and organizations representing every imaginable sport. Evidence is the Bartlett Little League, the largest Little League in the nation managed under one board with more than 1,500 participants.

Splash Center - Perfect for the whole family, this indoor water park is comprised of a lap/dive pool, leisure pool, a water spray feature, a 12-foot water slide and a child slide.

Besides its abundance of recreation, the Bartlett Park District promotes cultural activities such as community theater and summer concerts in the park. Arts in Bartlett, the community arts council, presents a fine arts fair each year.

Lots of open space, forest preserve and nature sanctuaries include extensive acreage from the District of Cook and DuPage Counties.  Each preserve is listed below.  Park Sites listed farther below.

Forest Preserve District of Cook County

Poplar Creek

4,406 acres

Forest Preserve District of DuPage County

Hawk Hollow

1,166 acres

Pratt Wayne Woods

1,281 acres

Wayne Grove

71 acres

West Branch - Upper

801 acres

West Branch - Lower

937 acres

Illinois Department of Natural Resources

Tri-County State Park

541 acres

All public schools are entirely within District U46. U46 serves an area of some 90 square miles and almost 40,000 children are within it's boundaries. U-46 is the 2nd largest school district in Illinois.

Easy access to Route 59 and I-90 is a plus for the Brewster Creek Business Park, a modern industrial park with land sites from two to 50-plus acres located on Western Stearns Road. The park is home to moreBartlett Illinois than 55 businesses and continues to grow with ongoing construction.

The average sales price of single family homes in Bartlett is $313,500.  The average sold price of "multi-family" homes which would include townhomes, duplexes, condos, etc. is $214,500.  Obviously there are homes in all prices ranges to choose from, those were just the averages.

Village Profile

Aerial Map of Bartlett Businesses

GIS Web Portal for Bartlett

Village of Bartlett Website

This is just a short overview of a great town named Bartlett.  If you are looking to buy or sell a home in the Bartlett Illinois area, please feel free to contact Lyn Sims of RE/MAX Suburban at (847)230-7324.  Lyn can provide you with copious amounts of information on the many surrounding areas!

Bartlett Illinois

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Updated October 7th, 2010

Park Sites & Facilities



1. Ancient Oaks Park

Thousand Oaks Drive & Ancient Oaks Court


2. Apple Orchard West Park

696 West Stearns Road


T.C. White Administration Building

696 West Stearns Road


Apple Orchard Golf Course

696 West Stearns Road


Nature Center

696 West Stearns Road


Donald H. Schrade Gymnasium

696 West Stearns Road


Maintenance Facility

696 West Stearns Road


3. Apple Orchard Greenway

Martingale Drive & Cuyahoga Drive


4. Bartlett Aquatic Center

620 West Stearns Road


5. Bartlett Community Center

700 South Bartlett Road


LIFECENTER Health & Fitness Club

700 South Bartlett Road


The Oak Room

700 South Bartlett Road


Splash Central

700 South Bartlett Road


O'Brien Woods Interpretive Trail

700 South Bartlett Road


6. Bartlett Park

102 North Eastern Avenue


Bartlett Gazebo

102 North Eastern Avenue


Log Cabin

102 North Eastern Avenue


7. Bartlett Skate Park

620 West Stearns Road


8. Beaver Pond

Braintree Lane & Kingston Lane


9. Camelot on Mayfair

Camden Lane


10. Fairview Park

Woodland Hills Prkwy. & Woodland Hills Dr.


11. Firefighters Park

Lela Lane & Ford Lane


12. Glenn A. Koehler Fields

Route 25 & West Bartlett Road


13. Green Meadows Park

Lynnfield Lane & Stearns Road


14. Happy Trails Park

Woodland Hills Dr. & Forest Preserve Dr.


15. Hilltop Park

Bay Meadows Drive & Keenland Drive


16. Hidden Oaks Park

Hamilton Court


17. Humbracht Park

Struckman Boulevard & Silver Circle


18. Huntington Meadows

Woodland Hills Drive & Saddle Ridge Place


19. Kermit's Korner

Park Place Drive


20. Kjar Park

Snowdrift Circle


21. Leiseberg Park

285 East Devon Avenue


22. Nature Ridge Park

Westridge Boulevard & Butler Drive


23. Newport Park

Newport Boulevard


24. Oak Grove Park

West Devon Avenue & Holly Drive


25. Peregrine Park

Peregrine Parkway & Horizon Drive


26. Prairieview Park

Superior Circle & Beaumont Court


27. Schick Park

Beacon Lane & Mayflower Lane


28. Schoppe Park

Taylor Avenue & Crest Avenue


29. Schrader Park

Fairfax Circle & Penny Lane


30. Struckman Basin

Struckman Boulevard


31. Sunrise Park

Foster Avenue


Sunrise Disc Golf Course

Struckman Boulevard & Appletree Lane


32. Sunset Park

Struckman Boulevard


33. Tallgrass Park

Tallgrass Drive & Millwood Drive


34. Trails End Park

Millwood Drive & Newport Boulevard


35. Vallyview Park

Westridge Boulevard


36. Walnut Corner

Route 59 & Red Oak Drive


37. Winding Creek Commons

Francine Drive & Gingerbrook Lane


38. Windy Oaks Park

Silk Oak Lane & Spaulding Road


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Tammie White, Broker
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Lyn, how funny. That T.C. White Administration Building is named after my husband. The Executive Director for the Bartlett Park District for 31 years. He retired in 2005 and they honored him by naming the building after him. Pretty cool, huh?

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