Lyons Township, Cook County, Illinois

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Lyons Township
Township
Location in Cook County
Location in Cook County
Cook County's location in Illinois
Cook County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°46′29″N 87°51′35″W / 41.77472°N 87.85972°W / 41.77472; -87.85972Coordinates: 41°46′29″N 87°51′35″W / 41.77472°N 87.85972°W / 41.77472; -87.85972
Country United States
State Illinois
County Cook
Government
 • Supervisor William Mundy
Area
 • Total 36.9 sq mi (95.7 km2)
 • Land 36.37 sq mi (94.21 km2)
 • Water 0.58 sq mi (1.49 km2)  1.56%
Elevation 620 ft (189 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 111,688
 • Density 3,070/sq mi (1,185.5/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 60402, 60455, 60457, 60458, 60480 60501, 60513, 60521, 60525, 60526, 60534, 60546, 60558 60638
GNIS feature ID 0429298
Website www.lyonstownshipil.gov

Lyons Township is one of thirty townships in Cook County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 111,688.[1] Lyons Township was established in 1850.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, Lyons Township covers an area of 36.95 square miles (95.7 km2); of this, 36.38 square miles (94.2 km2) (98.44 percent) is land and 0.57 square miles (1.5 km2) (1.56 percent) is water.

The boundaries of Lyons Township are Harlem Avenue on the east; the Cook-DuPage County (County Line Road) on the west; the line of 87th Street on the south, except west of Willow Springs, where it follows the Des Plaines River to the Cook-DuPage county line; and the line of 39th Street (Southview Avenue, Brewster Avenue) on the north. There are seventeen municipalities in or partially within Lyons Township's thirty-seven square miles of territory:

There are three communities in the unincorporated areas of the township:

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these six cemeteries: Archer Woods Memorial Park, Bethania, LaGrange, Lithuanian National, Resurrection and Saint Johns.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • La Grange Memorial Hospital Heliport
  • Pielet Summit Heliport

Rivers[edit]

Landmarks[edit]

Demographics[edit]

As of the 2010 census:

  • White: 82.1% (Non-Hispanic: 71.7%)
  • Black: 6.0%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.3%
  • Asian: 2.2%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.02%
  • Some other race: 7.3%
  • Two or more races: 2.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino (any race): 19.0%

Elected officials[edit]

  • William Mundy - Supervisor
  • Mary Jo Noonan - Clerk
  • Barbara M. Weyrick - Assessor
  • Sean McDermott - Highway Commissioner
  • Mark Anderson - Trustee, Liaison Special Police Advisory
  • Thomas Wm. Garrette Jr. - Trustee, Finance Chairman
  • Colleen Kelly - Trustee, Liaison Senior Advisory, Building & Grounds
  • Timonthy M. Sprague - Trustee, Liaison Mental Health Advisory, Committee on Youth Chairman

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Lyons township, Cook County, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 21, 2013. 

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