Leyden Township, Cook County, Illinois
Location in Cook County
Cook County's location in Illinois
|• Total||19.84 sq mi (51.39 km2)|
|• Land||19.84 sq mi (51.39 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2) 0%|
|Elevation||643 ft (196 m)|
|• Estimate (2016)||92,149|
|• Density||4,682/sq mi (1,807.6/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|ZIP codes||60018, 60068, 60131, 60160, 60164, 60171, 60176, 60656, 60706, 60707|
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
- Bensenville (east of Mt. Prospect Rd.)
- Elmwood Park
- Franklin Park
- Melrose Park (north of North Av.)
- Norridge (west edge)
- Northlake (north of North Av.)
- Park Ridge (south edge)
- River Grove
- Rosemont (southeast three-quarters)
- Schiller Park
- Maine Township (north)
- Norwood Park Township (northeast)
- Oak Park Township (southeast)
- River Forest Township (southeast)
- Proviso Township (south)
- York Township, DuPage County (southwest)
- Addison Township, DuPage County (west)
The township contains these five cemeteries: Eden Memorial Park, Elmwood, Fairview Memorial, Memorial Estates and Saint Joseph.
- O'Hare International Airport
- Cook County Forest Preserve (south quarter)
|U.S. Decennial Census|
- Illinois' 4th congressional district
- State House District 65
- State House District 77
- State Senate District 33
- State Senate District 39
- "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
- "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
- "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Leyden township, Cook County, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 21, 2013.
- "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.