Hawthorn Woods

Village of Hawthorn Woods

Incorporated in 1958, the Village of Hawthorn Woods is a residential community boasting more than 2,300 homes, all situated on one-acre parcels of land spread over 3.7 square miles.

"Preserving the rural atmosphere and continuing to require quality workmanship and design are key in Hawthorn Woods. Keeping that focus will guarantee that Hawthorn Woods will continue to be a desirable place to live."
Source: Village of Hawthorn Woods Website

"Hawthorn Woods is accessible by major highways including Interstate 94 which is located approximately 10 miles east of the Village of Hawthorn Woods and Interstate 90 is located approximately 15 miles south of the Village. If you arrive by airplane, O'Hare Airport is approximately 30 minutes from the Village and Midway Airport is approximately one hour from the Village.

Milwaukee, Wisconsin is about one hour to the north of Hawthorn Woods."
Source: Village of Hawthorn Woods Website

Hawthorn Woods is part of the larger Lake Zurich area in Ela Township which also includes the villages of Kildeer, Long Grove and Deer Park. Ela Township is named after George Ela, an early settler who arrived in the area in 1835.

"The Village of Hawthorn Woods Recreation Department is continuing to grow and expand with each new season. The beautiful parks and the recreational facilities in Hawthorn Woods enhance the quality of life for all residents – they provide open space and aesthetically pleasing landscapes and state-of-the-art community gathering places. A record number of registrations continue for the many activities available including swim lessons, summer camps, pre-school camps, fitness classes and martial arts.

Hawthorn Woods has an aquatic center and hundred of acres of land in 10 community and neighborhood park areas. These parks have tennis courts, playgrounds, softball and baseball fields, soccer fields, inline skating rinks, picnic facilities, a gazebo, concession stands and a pavilion."
Source: Village of Hawthorn Woods Website

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