Leyden Township, Cook County, Illinois

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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
Country United States
State Illinois
County Cook
 • 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)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 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
FIPS code 17-031-43120
Website www.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]


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).

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

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

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  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. Retrieved June 4, 2016. 

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