The Village of Itasca, Illinois is an attractive, vibrant community located 27 miles northwest of downtown Chicago and 6 miles west of O’Hare International Airport. With a resident population of 8,800 and proximity to major expressways and rail transportation, the Village offers an ideal balance of residential, commercial, industrial and open space. The Village received the prestigious ILEAP Accreditation in 2016 for its Police Department. Itasca is also proud of its award winning School District and a Park District which has been recognized as a 2016 National Gold Medal finalist by the National Recreation and Park Association. Itasca’s motto “Committed to Our Future, Inspired by Our Past“, clearly illustrates small town charm and a progressive community which is a vital part of a major metropolitan center. The Village is recognized as a very desirable place to live and work.