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
CountryUnited States
 • Total19.84 sq mi (51.39 km2)
 • Land19.84 sq mi (51.39 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
643 ft (196 m)
 • Estimate 
 • 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

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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Adjacent townships[edit]


Leyden Township is home to Leyden Community High School District 212 which operates East and West Leyden High Schools and Elmwood Park Community Unit School District 401. 16 public elementary schools operate within the township.

Leyden also contains Triton Community College located in River Grove.


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.
2016 (est.)92,149[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Political districts[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. Archived from the original on February 10, 2020. Retrieved March 21, 2013.
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.

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