Lisle is a village in central DuPage County, and one of the western suburbs of Chicago. Lisle borders Downers Grove, Woodridge and Naperville. The population of Lisle in 2016 was 22,930.
|Living in Lisle
Lisle has been listed in the top 20 “Best Places to Live” and “Best Places for the Rich and Single.”
Lisle has its own fine school district, Lisle Community Unit School District 202 as well as feeding into the acclaimed Naperville district 203. Also in Lisle is the eminent Catholic high school, Benet Academy and the Catholic University, Benedictine University as well as National Louis University, Northwood University and the Center for Entrepreneurship of the College of DuPage.
Lisle has easy access to Chicago. I-355 and I-88 run through Lisle and connect to I-290 and I-294. Lisle also has a station stop on the BNSF – Metra Railway.
Several large corporations are based in Lisle, including Molex, CA Technologies, Millward Brown, Armour-Eckrich, and Navistar.
What to See
Lisle is home to the Morton Arboretum, the Four Lakes ski hill, the Bulls/Sox Training Academy, and Sea Lion Aquatic Park.
On the grounds of the Morton Arboretum is the Thornhill Education Center, which stands in the place where the mansion of Joy Morton, founder of both the Morton Salt company and Arboretum, once stood. Morton’s original library is located within the center. Joy’s Morton’s father, Sterling Morton, was the secretary of Agriculture to President Cleveland and the founder of Arbor Day.
Portions of Lisle are in Illinois’ 11th congressional district, while other areas of the village are in the 6th district.
In the 11th district, cardiologist Nick Stella (R) is running against the incumbent, physicist Bill Foster (D) who has held the 11th district congressional seat since 2007.
In the 6th district, Sean Casten is running against the incumbent Peter Roskam, who has held the 6th district congressional seat since 2006.
Sean is committed to serving Lisle and the rest of the 6th district by focusing on facts and working to strengthen the community’s schools and economy.