About Arlington Heights

The Village is one of the top 15 largest municipalities in Illinois, featuring a unique blend of old and new. It’s a progressive community that people are proud to call home and where young families like to establish their roots for generations to come. It’s a community that offers vibrancy and interest.

Arlington Heights is an attractive destination for homebuyers, shoppers, businesses and visitors with its dynamic economy, award-winning schools, library, park district, a highly acclaimed Northwest Community Hospital.

Since its beginnings in the 1800s, Arlington Heights remains a steady, reliable, efficient and fiscally responsible community with an overriding goal to be responsive to the needs of residents and businesses. Thanks to the Historical Society for the picture of Meyer's Pond, circa early 1900s. 

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News
Village Wins Best of the Best Readers’ Choice Award
The Village of Arlington Heights Wins the Best of the Best awards for its Downtown Atmosphere and for being the Best City/Place to Live. The Best of the Best awards program is organized through the Daily Herald. Thanks to everyone who voted for the V... Read More
Village Wins Best of the Best Readers’ Choice Award
National Night Out Celebrated on August 7
Come out to North School Park from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 7 for the annual National Night Out event and meet with Arlington Heights Police Officers and Fire fighters, learn more about what they do to protect you, as well as learn more a... Read More
National Night Out Celebrated on August 7
Mane Event & Taste of Arlington Heights, August 3 & 4
Bookend weekend events - the Mane Event and the Taste of Arlington Heights - will be held on Friday and Saturday in the Downtown, August 3 & 4. Both events are held in recognition and celebration of the Arlington Park Racecourse's premier race, the A... Read More
Mane Event & Taste of Arlington Heights, August 3 & 4
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Arts Commission Hosts 9th Annual Photo Competition
If you enjoy photography and have an interest in developing a creative picture, consider enrolling in the Arts Commission's 9th Annual Photography Competition. This year's theme is "Celebrating our Arlington Heights Community." The winning image shou... Read More
Arts Commission Hosts 9th Annual Photo Competition