Leyden Township, Cook County, Illinois

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Leyden Township
Location in Cook County
Location in Cook County
Cook County's location in Illinois
Cook County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°56′17″N 87°52′07″W / 41.93806°N 87.86861°W / 41.93806; -87.86861Coordinates: 41°56′17″N 87°52′07″W / 41.93806°N 87.86861°W / 41.93806; -87.86861
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyCook
Area
 • Total19.84 sq mi (51.39 km2)
 • Land19.84 sq mi (51.39 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation
643 ft (196 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
92,149
 • Density4,682/sq mi (1,807.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
60018, 60068, 60131, 60160, 60164, 60171, 60176, 60656, 60706, 60707
FIPS code17-031-43120
Websitewww.leydentownship.com

Leyden Township is one of 29 townships in Cook County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 92,890.[2]

Geography[edit]

Leyden Township is located just northwest of the city of Chicago, an edge of which lies within the township but as a separate entity. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township covers an area of 19.84 square miles (51.4 km2).

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]

Education[edit]

Leyden Township is home to Leyden Community High School District 212 which operates East and West Leyden High Schools. 16 public elementary schools operate within the township.

Leyden also contains Triton Community College located in River Grove.

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these five cemeteries: Eden Memorial Park, Elmwood, Fairview Memorial, Memorial Estates and Saint Joseph.

Major highways[edit]

Landmarks[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 201692,149[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Leyden Township, Cook County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-10.
  • United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas
  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Leyden township, Cook County, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 21, 2013.
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2016.

External links[edit]