Frankfort

Frankfort is a village in Will and Cook counties, Illinois, United States. The population was 17,782 at the 2010 census,[1] up from 10,391 in 2000. According to Forbes.com, in 2007 the village ranked as the 36th fastest growing suburb in the United States. 

Founded in 1855 and incorporated in 1879, Frankfort's recorded history begins with tales of the Blackhawk Indians who lived and built trails in the area before European settlers arrived.

 

While the first pioneers were mostly of English and Scottish descent, German settlers from Pennsylvania made the Village of Frankfort a reality. in the 1840's Frankfort Township was named by Frederick Cappel after his native city, Frankfurt-Am-Main, Germany. In 1855, the Joliet and Northern Indiana Railroad built a line through the present Village and named it, "Frankfort Station.” After the Village was incorporated, the word "Station" was dropped from the name.

 

 

Recently ranked 36th in the nation's fastest growing suburbs by Forbes Magazine, Frankfort is thriving. Known as the "Jewel of the South Suburbs." Frankfort has been recognized with the Southland's Reader's Choice award for "Best Community.” Experiencing rapid growth, attracting new residents, commercial and industrial businesses, Frankfort is a premier community with award-winning schools and exceptional residential, commercial and industrial development.

 

Historic Downtown

With old-fashioned streetscapes and streetlights, Frankfort's historic downtown is well known for its 1890's charm. Unique boutiques, quality restaurants, a children's museum scheduled to open the fall of 2008, and a wide variety of family-friendly community events create a vibrant town center amidst a quintessential small-town setting.

 

Breidert Green, located at Kansas and Oak Streets, is home to year-round community events including a farmers' market, outdoor concerts and movies, award-winning craft and art fairs, classic car shows, a 5k walk/run, holiday events and a winter festival. The Old Plank Road Trail provides over 20 miles of a picturesque bike path winding through Frankfort and provides access to the historic downtown district. Award-winning Prairie Park on White Street features over 13 acres of preserved native prairie, natural plants and a fishing pond.

 

Demographics

2010 Population 17,782

Average Household Income $130,648

Median Home Price $376,724

 

 

 

Vision Statement

"The Village of Frankfort will encourage opportunities through planning, commitment and community involvement by showcasing the charms of a community that embraces new ideas while treasuring its past."

 

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frankfort,_Illinois

 

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