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Ford Heights, Illinois

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Ford Heights (formerly East Chicago Heights) is a village and a suburb of Chicago in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 1,813 at the 2020 census. Many of the area’s first settlers were African American and since its incorporation in 1949 the village has remained predominantly Black. Due to the lack of commercial activity and financial stability, the village has declined over the years. Urban renewal efforts were attempted in the 1960s, although the village has continued to decline. Geography Ford Heights is located at . According to the 2021 census gazetteer files, Ford Heights has a total area of , all land. The village lies on the edge of the Tinley Moraine. Surrounding areas : Glenwood : Chicago Heights Lynwood : Chicago Heights Lynwood : Chicago Heights Sauk Village : Sauk Village History The area that would eventually become Ford Heights was first settled in the late 1840s. It served as a stopping point on the Undergrou
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