Medinah, with a population of about 2,500, is an
unincorporated area located between Roselle and Bloomingdale, 20 miles
northwest of downtown Chicago. It is almost exclusively residential, with
abundant wooded areas and forest preserves. District 11 serves the town's
elementary school-age population, while high school age students attend Lake
Park High School in Roselle (details on schools below).
Transportation needs are served
by area highways ((Eisenhower Expwy. - I-290, Tri-State (I-294), North/South
Tollway (I-355), East-West Tollway (I-88)) and major local roads (Rte. 19 -
Irving Park Rd., Route 83, Roselle Rd., Rte. 20 - Lake St.). Commuter
service to downtown is provided by Metra on the Milwaukee District Western
(MD-W) line. Travel time to the downtown Chicago station is about 30 minutes
(express). Local bus service is available from PACE. The RTA Travel Info.
Number is 1-800-972-7000
Metra has schedule and
ticket information online.
Fire and Police Dept. For emergencies, 911. Otherwise,
630-980-2000 (Fire), 630-682-7256 (Police).
Central DuPage Hospital: 630-682-1600 Glen Oaks Medical
Good Samaritan Hospital: 630-963-5900 Memorial Hospital
DuPage Homeownership Center. 1333 N.
Main St. Wheaton IL 60187. 630-260-2505. Credit Counseling, Home-buying
Classes & Information, DuPage Homestead Program (affordable loan & home
buying education program for families who meet income requirements and wish
to purchase a home in DuPage County).
Special Needs: Physically Handicapped, Developmentally Delayed,
Hearing-Impaired, Sight-Impaired, Additional Services provided through the
Northeast DuPage Special Recreation District (NEDSRA), 620-4500.
Special Services: Adapted Materials, Adapted Equipment.