Orland Park, incorporated in 1892, is located in northeastern Illinois in Cook County
southwest of Chicago
about 15 miles northeast of Joliet
on the southern shores of horseshoe-shaped Orland Lake. The population estimate for July 1, 1998 was 47,856, an increase of 12,136 since 1990.
For those seeking to expand their educational experience, the city is home to Robert Morris College-Orland Park Branch.