Northfield Township, Cook County, Illinois
Location in Cook County
Cook County's location in Illinois
|Established||April 2, 1850|
|• Supervisor||Jill A. Brickman|
|• Total||34.64 sq mi (89.72 km2)|
|• Land||34.30 sq mi (88.84 km2)|
|• Water||0.34 sq mi (0.89 km2) 0.99%|
|Elevation||650 ft (198 m)|
|• Estimate (2016)||87,495|
|• Density||2,481/sq mi (957.9/km2)|
|Time zone||CST (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|ZIP codes||60015, 60016, 60022, 60025, 60026, 60056, 60062, 60070, 60090, 60091, 60093|
Northfield Township is one of 29 townships in Cook County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 85,102. The township office is located at 2550 Waukegan Road (just south of Willow Road) in Glenview. The township was established on April 2, 1850.
According to the United States Census Bureau, Northfield Township covers an area of 34.64 square miles (89.7 km2); of this, 34.3 square miles (89 km2) (99.02 percent) is land and 0.34 square miles (0.88 km2) (0.99 percent) is water.
Cities, towns, villages
- Northbrook (vast majority)
- Northfield (west three-quarters)
- Prospect Heights (east edge)
- Wilmette (west edge)
- Des Plaines (north edge; forest preserves)
- Moraine Township, Lake County (north)
- West Deerfield Township, Lake County (north)
- New Trier Township (east)
- Niles Township (southeast)
- Maine Township (southwest)
- Wheeling Township (west)
- Vernon Township, Lake County (northwest)
The township contains these seven cemeteries: North Northfield, Northfield Union, Oak Wood, Sacred Heart, Saint Johns, Saint Marys and Sunset Memorial Lawns.
Airports and landing strips
- Evanston/Glenbrook Heliport
- Plaza Heliport
- E J Beck Lake
- Citation Lake
- Lake Glenview
- Illinois's 10th congressional district
- State House District 15
- State House District 17
- State House District 57
- State House District 58
- State House District 59
- State Senate District 08
- State Senate District 09
- State Senate District 29
- State Senate District 30
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