Historical Sites

The Village of Romeoville has a lot of history. You just need to know where to look. Finding that history is now easier than ever with the installation of five wayside signs featuring photos, maps, and text about the past.

Use the text and map below to find these signs around the village or follow the link to view our interactive map, which has even more sites of Romeoville history waiting to be discovered!

Do you have a suggestion for a historical site in town? Click "Suggest a Historical Site" on the left side of the screen and let us know!

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1.) You Are Now Leaving Illinois

  • Approximate Address: 1050 W. Romeo Road
  • Topic: how Romeoville almost ended up a part of Wisconsin

2.) Homes Built in a Day

  • Address: 14 Belmont Drive
  • Topic: the housing boom that took Romeoville from small town to thriving Chicago suburb.

3.) Village Hall at Hampton Park

  • Address: 13 Montrose Drive
  • Topic: the center of Romeoville municipal government for 50 years.

4.) The First Hall of Government

  • Address: 899 Romeo Road
  • Topic: the rise and fall of the first village hall. 

5.) A Church on High

  • Address: 380 High Road
  • Topic: the oldest church in Romeoville.


For an interactive map of the wayfinding signs listed above and additional historic sites around the village, click here.

History Signs Map