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)
 • Total 92,890
 • Density 4,682/sq mi (1,807.6/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 60018, 60068, 60131, 60160, 60164, 60171, 60176, 60656, 60706, 60707
GNIS feature ID 0429252
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.[1]


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

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