County: Cook, DuPage, Will
Population: 16,000 (2010)
Incorporated: June, 1873
Time Zone: CST
Postal Code: 60439, 60490
Area Code: 630
Lemont is a village located in Cook, DuPage, and Will counties in the state of Illinois and is a suburb of Chicago. Lemont has a substantial immigrant population and is home to the CITGO Refinery, Argonne National Laboratory, and other industrial sites.
A close knit community with a rich history, Lemont is home to 16,000 residents. Lemont is also an affluent and well educated community, with median household incomes far above the state average.
Lemont has a station on Metra’s Herritage Corridor, which provides weekday rail service between Joliet and Chicago Union Station. In 2007, the Interstate 355 tollway extension opened, providing Lemont with more direct access to the Chicago expressway system. An interchange is located on 127th Street.
Schools located in Lemont include the following:
- River Valley Elementary School
- Oakwood Elementary School
- St. Alphonsus/St. Patrick
- St. Cyril’s
- Old Quarry Middle School
- Lemont High School
- Mount Assisi Academy, all-girls Catholic high school.
- Everest Academy
- Several Private schools
- Junior colleges
- 4 year colleges within 10 miles
- Lemont Township High School District 210
- Lemont-Bromberek School District 113A
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