Palatine Township, Cook County, Illinois

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Palatine 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′38″N 88°03′47″W / 42.11056°N 88.06306°W / 42.11056; -88.06306Coordinates: 42°06′38″N 88°03′47″W / 42.11056°N 88.06306°W / 42.11056; -88.06306
Country United States
State Illinois
County Cook
Area
 • Total 36.04 sq mi (93.34 km2)
 • Land 35.69 sq mi (92.44 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.9 km2)  0.96%
Elevation 748 ft (228 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 112,994
 • Density 3,166/sq mi (1,222.3/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 60004, 60005, 60008, 60010, 60067, 60074, 60173, 60195
GNIS feature ID 0429520
Website www.palatinetownship.com

Palatine Township is one of thirty townships in Cook County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 112,994.[1] It is the north central township of the six northwest townships that form the Cook County panhandle. Palatine Township was organized in 1850.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, Palatine Township covers an area of 36.04 square miles (93.3 km2); of this, 35.69 square miles (92.4 km2) (99.04 percent) is land and 0.35 square miles (0.91 km2) (0.96 percent) is water.

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these cemeteries: Cady, Circle of life, Deer Grove, Germam, Hillside, Immanuel Lutheran, Mount Hope, Saint Michael, Salem and Sutherland and Wolfum. The Township owns Cady, Hillside, Salem, Sutherland and Wolfum.

Major highways[edit]

Lakes[edit]

  • Baker Lake
  • Deer Grove Lake
  • Deer Lake
  • Hidden Lake
  • Inverness Lake
  • Lake Irene
  • Lake Louise
  • Lake Rossiter
  • Shadow Lake
  • Virginia Lake

Landmarks[edit]

Political districts[edit]

  • Illinois' 8th congressional district
  • State House District 51
  • State House District 54
  • State House District 56
  • State House District 66
  • State Senate District 26
  • State Senate District 27
  • State Senate District 28
  • State Senate District 33

References[edit]

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

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