Wilmette, IL Real Estate Overview | BHHS Chicago
Wilmette is a charming community and a multiple winner of the “Tree City USA” award. The east side of town, along Lake Michigan, captures the history of the community: cobblestone streets and antique lampposts. The Village covers roughly 5.3 square miles. Shopping centers include the downtown district and Edens Plaza. Elementary and middle school students attend school in District 39. High School students can attend New Trier High School in nearby Winnetka, which is a part of District 203. The Wilmette Park District operates 19 parks with over 320 acres of land. Gillson Park features a 1,000-foot natural sand beach attracting water sports enthusiasts as well as those who enjoy swimming and sunning. Wilmette features one of the premier sailing beaches in the Midwest. Wilmette is home to the Michigan Shores Club, Westmoreland Country Club and the Sheridan Shore Yacht Club in addition to the U.S. Coast Guard Lifeboat Station.