Rich in natural beauty, Woodridge is situated on the high ground overlooking the DuPage River and populated by heavy stands of oaks and maples. The first residents of this area were the Potawatomi Indians; however, by the early 1800s, the Indians left the area with the large influx of settlers. These first settlers were farmers named Goodrich, Greene, Kohley, and Nadelhoffer, who purchased land at $1.25 an acre. The village derives its name from the heavy stand of timber, which overlooks the East Branch of the DuPage River.
Woodridge was incorporated as a Village on August 24, 1959, with a population of about 459 residents. Leon Werch, the first Mayor, lived to see his dreams for this village come true. Mr. Al Kaufman developed the first homes south of 75th Street and the village grew as annexations in both 1963 and 1970 drew the Winston Muss Corporation to develop four Winston Hills Units. The first elementary school still exists as the core of the Goodrich School. A dirt road connected Winston Hills to 75th Street until a major expansion occurred in 1972 when numerous farms along 71st Street were annexed and developed as Woodridge Library, Post office, Government Building.
COMMUTER TRAIN SCHEDULE:
WHEN YOU ARE MOVING, DONT FORGET TO CONTACT....
2018 TRANSFER TAX: $2.50/1,000
PLACE OF PURCHASE: VILLAGE HALL
PARTY LIABLE: SELLER
Based on information submitted to MLS GRID as of Dec 2, 2020 7:29:am. All data is obtained from various sources and may not have been verified by broker or MLS GRID. Properties displayed may be listed or sold by various participants in the MLS. Supplied Open House Information is subject to change without notice. All information should be independently reviewed and verified for accuracy. Properties may or may not be listed by the office/agent presenting the information.
IDX information is provided exclusively for consumers’ personal non-commercial use, and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Data is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed by MLS GRID, and that the use of MLS GRID Data may be subject to an end user license agreement prescribed by the Member Participant’s applicable MLS if any and as amended from time to time.
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, 17 U.S.C. § 512 (the “DMCA”) provides recourse for copyright owners who believe that material appearing on the Internet infringes their rights under U.S. copyright law. If you believe in good faith that any content or material made available in connection with our website or services infringes your copyright, you (or your agent) may send us a notice requesting that the content or material be removed, or access to it blocked. Notices must be sent in writing by email to DMCAnotice@MLSGrid.com.
The DMCA requires that your notice of alleged copyright infringement include the following information: (1) description of the copyrighted work that is the subject of claimed infringement; (2) description of the alleged infringing content and information sufficient to permit us to locate the content; (3) contact information for you, including your address, telephone number and email address; (4) a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the content in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, or its agent, or by the operation of any law; (5) a statement by you, signed under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate and that you have the authority to enforce the copyrights that are claimed to be infringed; and (6) a physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner or a person authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf. Failure to include all of the above information may result in the delay of the processing of your complaint.