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Park Ridge is a Chicago suburb which around 37,775 residents, out of this, 14,219 were household people and 10,465 were families residing in the city. It is situated 15 miles to the northwest of downtown Chicago.
Originally, Park Ridge was called as Pennyville to honor George Penny, a businessman who owned the local brickyard along with Robert Meacham. But, later on it was named as Brickton.
Park Ridge is considered as the highest ridge in Cook County. However, this is not true as it does not lie on a ridge. The soil is quite abundant with clay deposits and this made it a brick ... More making center for Chicago.
Chicago is situated to both south and east of Park Ridge and Niles is to its north. Further, the Des Plaines River divides Park Ridge from the neighboring cities of Des Plaines which is to the west of Park Ridge.
As per the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.1 square miles of which, 7.0 square miles is land and 0.04 square miles is water.

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Neighbouring cities Park Ridge

Rosemont
 Rosemont
Distance: 3.8 km
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City: Rosemont
Des Plaines
 Des Plaines
Distance: 4.3 km
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City: Des Plaines
Schiller Park
 Schiller Park
Distance: 6.6 km
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City: Schiller Park
Glenview
 Glenview
Distance: 7.8 km
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City: Glenview

Suggested things to do and to see

Park Ridge Historical Society
 41 Prairie Avenue, Park Ridge, Illinois
Distance: 0.6 km
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City: Park Ridge
Wood Library-Museum of Anesthe...
 520 N Northwest Hwy, Park Ridge, IL
Distance: 3.3 km
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City: Park Ridge
Donald E Stephens Museum
 5555 North River road, Rosemont
Distance: 3.9 km
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City: Rosemont
Rosemont Theaters
 5400 N. River road, Rosemont, Illinois 60018
Distance: 4.2 km
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City: Rosemont

Tips on where to stay

Hilton Garden Inn Chicago O'Ha...
 2930 South River Road
Distance: 2.2 km
Stars:
City: Des Plaines
Comfort Inn O'Hare-Rosemont
 2175 E. Touhy Ave
Distance: 2.6 km
Stars:
City: Chicago
Hyatt Rosemont
 6350 North River Road
Distance: 2.8 km
Stars:
City: Rosemont
Marriott Suites Chicago O'hare...
 6155 North River Road
Distance: 2.8 km
Stars:
City: Rosemont

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Rosemont - 2.4 mi
Rosemont is located in Cook County in the state of Illinois, USA. Rosemont was recently incorporated in 1956. Due to its close proximity to Chicago, especially the O’Hare ...

Des Plaines - 2.7 mi
Des Plaines can be described as a city located in county of Cook, Illinois, US. Officially, it has obtained the sobriquet of ‘City of Destiny’. Des Plaines River happens...

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