Hinsdale Community Information
Zip codes 60521, 60522 and 60523.
Hinsdale, 18 miles from the Loop, offers excellent schools and elegant tree-lined streets. The gently rolling hills of the village provide a beautiful backdrop for the gracious Colonial, Victorian and ranch homes.
The area provides a wealth of entertainment, culture and education. The Hinsdale Center for the Arts, located Katherine Legge Memorial ark, encourages appreciation of the arts through classes in music, visual arts and writing.
The village boasts 18 parks covering 122 acres, including an outdoor pool and 14 tennis courts. The swimming pool was renovated recently to include a walk-in play pool, a children’s play area and a feet-first slide in the diving area. It is fully accessible to persons with disabilities.
Single-family house predominate, ranging in price from $375,000 to $2,000,000. A great number of homes are more than 100 years old. Southeast Hinsdale has the most expensive houses in the area, with price tags in excess of $7 million.
Children attend elementary school in district 181. Hinsdale Township High School district is composed of Hinsdale Central and Hinsdale South.
Hinsdale South runs a hearing-impaired program for students in the DuPage West Cook counties area. Classes offered include honors, advanced placement and special education. The 15,000 square foot instructional materials center houses the school’s collection of computers, audio-visual equipment and 39,000 books.
Hinsdale Central is the older and the larger of the two schools, and offers enriched, honors, advanced placement and gifted courses. There is a variety of extracurricular activities to augment the learning process. Twenty-three varsity sports and 55 clubs and organizations are open to the students.
Hinsdale is close to the Eisenhower (I-290) and Stevenson (I-55) expressways. Drive time to the Loop is 30 minutes. Midway and O’Hare airports are 25 and 45 minutes away, respectively. Hinsdale has three commuter rail stations, and the trains reach the Loop in 22 to 30 minutes.