Norwood Park Township, Cook County, Illinois
Norwood Park Township
|Coordinates: 41°58′06″N 87°49′04″W / 41.96833°N 87.81778°WCoordinates: 41°58′06″N 87°49′04″W / 41.96833°N 87.81778°W|
|• Total||3.67 sq mi (9.51 km2)|
|• Land||3.67 sq mi (9.51 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2) 0%|
|Elevation||650 ft (198 m)|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||7,186/sq mi (2,774.4/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
60068, 60631, 60656, 60706
Norwood Park Township is one of 29 townships in Cook County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 26,385.
According to the United States Census Bureau, Norwood Park Township covers an area of 3.67 square miles (9.5 km2). Its ZIP Code is 60631.
Cities, towns, villages
- Harwood Heights
- Norridge (vast majority)
- Park Ridge (southeast edge)
- a residential area surrounded by Norwood Park, Chicago
- the Ridgemoor Country Club adjacent to Harwood Heights
- the Westlawn Cemetery and Mausoleum adjacent to Norridge
- Leyden Township (southwest)
- Maine Township (northwest)
The township contains these two cemeteries: Acacia Park and Westlawn Jewish.
After World War II a housing complex called Thatcher Homes was built to accommodate war veterans and their families. The complex was demolished around 1955. Serial killer John Wayne Gacy lived in the township, killing his 33 victims at his home and burying most of the bodies in its crawlspace.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
- Illinois's 5th congressional district
- Illinois's 9th congressional district
- State House District 19
- State House District 20
- State Senate District 10
- "Norwood Park Township, Cook County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved 2010-01-10.
- United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
- United States National Atlas
- ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
- ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Norwood Park township, Cook County, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 10, 2020. Retrieved March 21, 2013.
- ^ "John Wayne Gacy property where 33 were murdered up for sale". 16 October 2019.
- ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.