Rated4.8/5(43 456 ratings)
Poster of Des Plaines

    Des Plaines City Map Poster

  • Name:Des Plaines
  • Country:United States
  • Continent:North America
  • Label:Des Plaines, IL, USA
  • Coordinates:42.03N / -87.90W
  • Price:$19.99
  • Design your own

Design your own map of Des Plaines


Printed on premium quality, glossy, photo paper


Available in 3 sizes


Printed in the USA

About Des Plaines

The area that would become Des Plaines was first settled by French farmers in the late 18th century, when it was part of the Northwest Territory. The town's name comes from its location at a "plain" created by two rivers (the Des Plaines and Chicago Rivers). In 1833, following an act of Congress, Douglas County was organized out of land previously belonging to Will County; this included present-day Des Plaines. In 1850 residents had built a courthouse and county jail near today's downtown area. A village named Salem Center soon developed nearby along the riverfront; both were annexed by neighboring Riverview in 1870 as it continued to grow eastward toward Chicago with new railroad tracks opening up more land for development westward towards Joliet along what is now Illinois Route 53 (which originally ran through downtown until 1939).

Get 30% off your next order!

Sign up to get our latest offers & receive your coupon!By entering your email address, you agree to receive our monthly newsletter as well as product updates and exclusive offers. Unsubscribe at any time.