The Village of Maple Park is a small community about 50 miles west of Chicago, Illinois. Maple Park was Founded in 1854 by Andrew Pingree and Zachariah Hawthorn as Lodi; it wasn’t until 1865 that it was incorporated. The village is home to just over 1,300 residents, and growing. The area is ripe with development opportunities both residential and commercial. Maple Park is a pro-growth community that offers its residents a safe, quiet living environment with an abundance of choices in every direction. The sense of community is one of our strongest assets. The people of Maple Park are committed to the small town lifestyle, but willing to share the pleasure with new development and businesses.