Incorporated in 1959, the Village of Riverwoods is the home of major employers including Commerce Clearing House and Morgan Stanley Dean Witter. Residents enjoy easy access to Chicago and O'Hare airport. Metra rail service is available in nearby Deerfield.
Homes within Riverwoods include custom, rustic, contemporary and ranches. The trees and forests throughout the village are a treasured community asset, and the protection and enhancement of these resources has been a priority of village residents for many years.
Situated at Deerfield Road between State Rte. 21 and Interstate 94, there is easy access to Chicago and O'Hare Airport. Rail service to Chicago via Metra is available in nearby Deerfield.
Distance to Chicago Loop: 27 miles
Distance to O'Hare Airport: 20 miles
Four elementary school districts and two high school districts serve Riverwoods. Most of the Village lies within Deerfield Elementary District #109, which has an enrollment of 2,880 students, and Township High School District #113, which has an enrollment of 2,847 students as two schools: Deerfield and Highland Park High Schools. There are several parochial and private schools in the surrounding communities.