Franklin Park is a village of over 18,000 residents, and the fourth largest industrial suburb in Illinois. Only 14 miles from Chicago’s Loop and conveniently close to O’Hare International Airport, Franklin Park is easily accessible from Chicago’s major highways and through public transportation via Metra or Pace Bus. Franklin Park is part of Leyden Township and located in Cook County.
- Official Village Website
- Franklin Park Fast Facts
- Park District of Franklin Park
- Franklin Park Veteran’s Memorial
Back issues of our local newspaper, the Franklin Park Herald-Journal, are on microfilm back to the very first issue in 1946. Bound print copies are also available. The Chicago Tribune is available on microfilm from 1986-1999, and its online archives cover 1985 to the present.