Shorewood Real Estate and Community Guide – 60404
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Shorewood is located in Will County (41.5181961, -88.2150390). The village is approximately 39 miles southwest of Chicago’s Loop.
According to the 2010 census, Shorewood has a total area of 7.884 square miles, of which 7.77 square miles (or 98.55%) is land and 0.114 square miles (or 1.45%) is water.
The ZIP code for Shorewood is 60404.
Shorewood was first settled in 1830 and developed into a fishing and resort community with cottages along the DuPage River. Joliet and Chicago residents used the cottages as weekend retreats. Hammel Woods and the DuPage River provided beautiful and popular sites for fishing, swimming and picnics.
Troy decided to incorporate as a village on November 23, 1957. Troy, Illinois already existed, so the village was officially renamed Shorewood at that time.
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Shorewood Consists of two public grade school districts and two public high school districts. There are also private school options locally and in surrounding areas. Shorewood residents also have easy access to higher education options.
- Minooka Community Consolidated School District 201
- Troy Community Consolidated School District 30-C
- Troy School District 30-C Schools and Boundaries
- Private schools within Shorewood include Trinity Christian School and Holy Family School.
- Minooka Community High School District 111
- Joliet Township High School District 204
- Local private high schools include Joliet Catholic Academy in Joliet and Providence Catholic High School in New Lenox.
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Parks and Recreations of Shorewood IL
The Village of Shorewood IL boasts 16 parks covering over 140 acres of land!
Activities made available include biking and running trails, an 18 hole Disc Golf Course, playgrounds, tennis courts, softball diamond, and more. The beautiful DuPage River also an amazing opportunity for sightseeing, kayaking, and fishing! With a dedication to land preservation, education, and fun, Shorewood has festivals, informative classes, and plenty of family friendly events for all ages.
The Village of Shorewood Parks and Recreation provides year round recreation and special events for its citizens and visiting neighbors!
If simple living is not all you are looking for, Shorewood is located at the intersection of I-80 and I-55 and although in a rural setting has easy access to the Chicago loop which is only forty minutes north on I-55.
Map of Shorewood, Illinois
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