Barrington Township, Cook County, Illinois

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Barrington Township
Township
Location in Cook County
Location in Cook County
Cook County's location in Illinois
Cook County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 42°06′41″N 88°10′46″W / 42.11139°N 88.17944°W / 42.11139; -88.17944Coordinates: 42°06′41″N 88°10′46″W / 42.11139°N 88.17944°W / 42.11139; -88.17944
Country United States
State Illinois
County Cook
Government
 • Supervisor Eugene "Gene" Dawson
 • Town Clerk D. Robert Alberding
 • Assessor Amy Nykaza
 • Tax Collector Linda Post
 • Trustees Daniel Fitzgerald
Robert A Nykaza, Jr.
Michael W. Ryan
Ronald F. Szymanski
Area
 • Total 36.0 sq mi (93.3 km2)
 • Land 34.8 sq mi (90.2 km2)
 • Water 1.2 sq mi (3.0 km2)  3.26%
Elevation 883 ft (269 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 15,636
 • Density 449/sq mi (173.3/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 60010, 60118, 60192, 60195
GNIS feature ID 0428638
Website www.barringtontownship.com

Barrington Township is one of thirty townships in Cook County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 15,636.[1] The northwestern corner of the Cook County panhandle, it is the county's northwesternmost township. It is also by far the least densely populated township in the county, with less than half the population density of the next least Lemont Township.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, Barrington Township covers an area of 36.0 square miles (93.3 km2); of this, 34.8 square miles (90.2 km2) is land and 1.2 square miles (3.0 km2) (3.26 percent) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains two cemeteries: Evergreen and Union.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Allstate Commercial Plaza Heliport
  • Mill Rose Farm RLA Airport
  • Rose Number 2 Heliport

Lakes[edit]

  • Beverly Lake
  • Crabtree Lake
  • Dana Lake
  • Goose Lake
  • Hawley Lake
  • Hawthorne Lake
  • Heather Lake
  • Keene Lake
  • Lacey Lake
  • Mirror Lake
  • Mud Lake
  • Spring Lake
  • Stephanie Lake

Landmarks[edit]

  • Barrington Forest Preserve (west quarter)
  • Cook County-Potawatomi Woods Forest Preserve
  • Crabtree Nature Center (Cook County Forest Preserve)
  • Prairie Stone Business Park

School districts[edit]

  • Barrington Community Unit School District 220
  • Community Unit School District 300
  • School District 46

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifier: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Barrington township, Cook County, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 20, 2013. 

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