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Arlington Heights, IL

Arlington Heights, IL

Arlington Heights, IL

Moving to Arlington Heights, IL

Upon moving to Arlington Heights you will be joining nearly 77,000 others who love their town.  Nicknamed “City of Good Neighbors,” Arlington Heights is a suburb of Chicago and is located in Cook and Lake Counties.  Arlington Heights’s ongoing core objectives for the city and its residents are public safety, economic development and community beautification. 


Moving to Arlington Heights – What’s in store

Climate in Arlington Heights.   Arlington Heights has warm summers with average July high temperatures around 84 degrees and cold winters with temperatures as low as 16 degrees in January!  The city receives an average yearly snowfall of 33 inches and 36 inches of rain – so bring your snow and rain gear!  

Getting around in Arlington Heights.   Getting to and from work or other destinations is easier than ever with Metra.  Metra is Arlington Heights’ daily rail service between Harvard, IL and Chicago. On Metra you can reach Chicago’s beautiful lakefronts, museums, zoos, sporting events, shops, restaurants, concerts and more!  The 495-mile Metra system serves 239 stations in the surrounding areas.

Dining in Arlington Heights.   When it’s time to dine in Arlington Heights you’ll be happy to know that there are more than 200 local restaurants to choose from.  Your choices include: American Contemporary, Italian themed bistros, Tapas, Thai, Mexican, Chinese and even Irish-inspired establishments.  A local favorite you must try is Peggy Kinnane’s Irish Restaurant and Pub.  The contents of this 8,000sq ft restaurant were constructed in Ireland and shipped over to be assembled on site.  On their menu you’ll find authentic Irish fare including: corned beef and cabbage, shepherd’s pie, Irish lamb stew and even boxty’s. 

Entertainment in Arlington Heights. There is no shortage of entertainment in Arlington Heights so you’re sure to find something to pique your interests.  Arlington Heights is the home of Arlington Park Racetrack which hosts live racing 90 days a year.  They also host derby parties, brunches, have live music and other family friendly events.  Arlington Heights Historical Museum also located in the city, is a five building complex full of information that tells the story of Arlington Heights over the past 150 years.  Another location of interest in the city is The Metropolis Performing Arts Center.  They offer more than 50 productions each year ranging from plays, musical theater, jazz and dance.


Moving to Arlington Heights, IL – New Resident Links

Arlington Heights City Website
Map of Arlington Heights
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Jobs in Arlington Heights
Arlington Heights School District
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Arlington Heights Real Estate
Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce

The service center for Arlington Heights, IL is located in Des Plaines, IL.

Information about Arlington Heights, IL

Est. Population: 66116
County: Cook
Latitude: 42.0833
Longitude: -87.9833
Zip Codes: 60004