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The village is located in the Chicago area. It is 11 miles from Orland Park, IL and 24 miles from Chicago, IL. There are 12,928 people living in the town.


The village was established by Frederick Illgen in 1948. He had purchased 40 acres of land from the government and laid the foundation stone. German immigrants were the first to arrive in the area.  The town was named after Joel A. Matteson, the tenth Governor of Illinois. The first homeowner was Charles Ohlendorf. He was also the first postmaster and merchant of the area. In 1876 the school building added another building and a new village hall was built.

Nearby Attractions

  • Matteson Historical Museum
  • Hoosier Prairie State Nature Preserve
  • Lincoln Mall
  • William W. Powers State Recreation Area

Things To Do In Matteson

  • The Lincoln Mall
  • Matteson Auto Mall
  • Hoosier Praire State Nature Preserve
  • The Matteson Historical Museum
  • William W. Powers State Recreation Area


Chicago Midway Airport

Higher Education


  • ITT Technical Institute
  • Governors State University
  •  Prairie State College

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    Number of households 8,023
    Household Avg. Income 77,561
    Avg. year dwelling build 1983
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    Population 21,942
    Population Density 1,605
    Median Age 41
    Average value of the dwelling in which household lives $183,812
    Avg. years a household has lived in dwelling. 18 years
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