Orland Township, Cook County, Illinois

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Orland Township
Township
Location in Cook County
Location in Cook County
Cook County's location in Illinois
Cook County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°36′06″N 87°51′13″W / 41.60167°N 87.85361°W / 41.60167; -87.85361Coordinates: 41°36′06″N 87°51′13″W / 41.60167°N 87.85361°W / 41.60167; -87.85361
Country United States
State Illinois
County Cook
Area
 • Total 3 sq mi (94.45 km2)
 • Land 35.73 sq mi (92.55 km2)
 • Water 0.73 sq mi (1.89 km2)  2.00%
Elevation 705 ft (215 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 97,558
 • Density 2,730/sq mi (1,054.1/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 60452, 60462, 60467, 60477
GNIS feature ID 0429505
Website www.orlandtwp.org

Orland Township is one of thirty townships in Cook County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 97,558.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, Orland Township covers an area of 36.47 square miles (94.5 km2); of this, 35.74 square miles (92.6 km2) (97.99 percent) is land and 0.73 square miles (1.9 km2) (1.89 square kilometers, 2 percent) is water. It includes the entire village of Orland Hills, almost all of Orland Park, as well as a large portion of Tinley Park.

Boundaries[edit]

Orland Township is bordered by Harlem Avenue (Illinois Route 43) on the east, 135th Street on the north, Will-Cook Road on the west (where Cook County and Will County share a border), and 183rd Street on the south (which is also the Cook-Will county border).

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these four cemeteries: Cooper, German Methodist, Old German Methodist and Orland Park.

Major highways[edit]

Lakes[edit]

  • Ashbourne Lake
  • Laguna Lake
  • Turtlehead Lake

Landmarks[edit]

  • Orland Grove Forest Preserve (south three-quarters)
  • Orland Tract Forest Preserve
  • Tinley Creek Woods (Cook County Forest Preserves) (west three-quarters)

Political districts[edit]

  • Illinois' 1st congressional district
  • State House District 28
  • State House District 35
  • State House District 37
  • State House District 81
  • State Senate District 14
  • State Senate District 18
  • State Senate District 19
  • State Senate District 41

There are many political organizations in Orland Township. The Regular Democratic Organization for Orland Township, represents all Democratic candidates.

References[edit]

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

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