Oak Forest, IL
The City of Oak Forest is on the fast track to becoming one of the premier suburbs in southwest Cook County. Nestled among picturesque forest preserves and just 24 miles from downtown Chicago, Oak Forest offers something for everyone – from the nature enthusiast to the urban explorer, from the small business owner to the chief executive officer, from the lifelong resident to the new kid on the block. Oak Forest is a community where anything is possible. Take a ride…see what Oak Forest has to offer.
Celebrating affordable and diverse neighborhoodsOak Forest is a family-oriented community with long-term residents and small-town charm. In fact, those who grew up here often return “home” to raise their own families in one of the city’s affordable and diverse neighborhoods. These neighborhoods have tremendous visual appeal due to the creeks, wetlands and other water bodies that flow into the surrounding forest preserves. Compared to neighboring towns, Oak Forest offers less hustle and bustle – allowing you to live at your own pace.