About Elwood

Welcome to the Village of Elwood, a quaint vibrant community in the heart of Will County, one of the fastest growing regions in the country. Located roughly 5 miles south of Joliet, Elwood is part of the rapidly growing Chicagoland area. And just minutes away are major entertainment attractions such as:
  • Casino gaming
  • Minor league baseball
  • NASCAR racing
  • World-class theater
Offering tremendous opportunities for new businesses and residents, Elwood continues to grow while still maintaining small-town charm. Come discover what Elwood has to offer.

The Village of Elwood strives to ensure that safety, cooperation, and high quality service is provided to residents in order to sustain healthy growth and quality of life.
  1. Demographics

    The Village of Elwood is strategically located in the heart of Will County, one of the fastest growing counties in the nation.

  2. History

    Located roughly five miles south of Joliet, Elwood is becoming part of the fringe of the rapidly growing Chicagoland area.

  3. Maps & Location

    Elwood is located approximately 45 minutes South of Chicago.