Chicago Ridge, IL
Chicago Ridge is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 14,127 at the 2000 census.
Chicago Ridge takes its name from ridges left behind when trainloads of dirt were brought out by the Wabash Railroad during construction of the Columbian Exposition of 1893.
Incorporated on October 17, 1914, the Village has an area of approximately 2.2 square miles (5.7 km2) and is located in the southwestern portion of Cook County, Illinois, which is about 20 miles (32 km) southwest of downtown Chicago.