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About Des Plaines

Des Plaines, IL, is a city in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The city motto is "Good Move." As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 58,364. It is a suburb of Chicago and is next to O'Hare International Airport. The Des Plaines River runs through the city, just east of its downtown area. Des Plaines is the home of the first franchised McDonald'sopened by Ray Kroc in 1955, which is preserved as a museum on Lee Street, north of downtown.