Map of LaGrange Highlands

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Community Information

La Grange Highlands Civic Association 
Lyons Township, Cook County, IL, USA

The La Grange Highlands is an unincorporated residential community located immediately south of the Village of La Grange and west of the City of Countryside. It is in Lyons Township, Cook County, IL. The Highlands covers an area of about 600 acres. It is one of the largest unincorporated areas in Cook County. The community received its name "Highlands" because of its high elevation. It is 690 ft. above sea level, 90 feet higher than Chicago's loop, and 20 ft. higher than the Village of La Grange. Most of the land in the area is developed. Highlands' homes are predominately situated on half acre lots and there are very few parcels of vacant lot remaining.
The association encourages residents to be good neighbors by observing zoning ordinances, street signs, and speed limits in the area, and as always, controlling their pets.

Sustainability Information

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REDUCE - REUSE - RECYCLE. These three actions are focused on reducing waste, whether through the conservation of raw materials and energy, or the reuse and recycling of products. Do your part by watching what you buy, supplying your own packaging, and carefully considering what you do with each item you purchase once it is no longer useful to you. There are also simple habits you can develop to help you consume less water and electricity. Being "green" saves you money and creates a sense of satisfaction from making environmentally friendly choices.

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Waste and Recycling Management Company: Groot Industries
Please click here to obtain an overview of Groot’s services and pricing.

The Cook County Sheriff is responsible for the La Grange Highlands.


La Grange Highlands School District 106

Administration – 1750 W. Plainfield Road


Elementary School – 5850 Laurel Ave.


Middle School – 1850 W. Plainfield Road




Lyons Township High School District 204

South Campus – 4900 S. Willow Springs Rd. WS


North Campus – 100 S. Brainard Ave. LaGrange


Click here for a list of all churches in the La Grange Highlands area.

Weather permitting, branches will be picked up whenever necessary. Branches should not exceed 4 inches in diameter, and should be put on the parkway, not protruding into the street, in an orderly fashion, with butt ends facing the street. Be sure that no other items are included in the branches, as these can result in injuries to the crew members or damage to equipment. Branch pick up is a service to our community, and should not include trees that have been cut down by professional tree services. Branch pickup begins mid-April (weather permitting) and ends after the first snow.  For questions, call the Highway Department @ 708-839-0051.

La Grange Highlands Sanitary District.

Please click here to see a document from the La Grange Highlands Sanitary District with information regarding the La Grange Highlands resident’s concerns of chlorine in the water as well as their testing procedures. 

La Grange Highlands Women's Club (
The LaGrange Highlands Women’s Club has been doing great things in our community since 1946.  The objective of the club is to further the social, charitable, and civic interests of the community.  Each year we sponsor a local charity, and through enjoyable fundraising events we are able to contribute substantially to the welfare of our community.

Membership is open to all women living within the School District 106 boundaries.  Meetings are normally held the first Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the community room at the Highlands Presbyterian Church.  Questions can be directed to

Radon Testing
Radon has been detected in our area. If you would like to order a low cost home radon test kit or have questions about radon measurement and mitigation, please call the Illinois Emergency Management Agency Radon Program toll free at 800-325-1245.

Highlands Community Safety Signage Locations

Thanks to Marty Stulp, LGHCCA Board member, over 26 neighborhood watch signs have been personally purchased and installed by him (see map below for locations).  These are simple reminders that we keep an eye out for the safety of our neighbors.