Ford Heights is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. A July 1, 2007 estimate placed the population at 3,227. It is located approximately 25 miles south of downtown Chicago and is part of the ChicagoNapervilleJoliet, IL-IN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area. According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.7km2), all of it land. The village lies on the border of the Tinley Moraine and Lake Bottomland.