Norwood Park Township, Cook County, Illinois

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Norwood Park Township
Location in Cook County
Location in Cook County
Cook County's location in Illinois
Cook County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°58′06″N 87°49′04″W / 41.96833°N 87.81778°W / 41.96833; -87.81778Coordinates: 41°58′06″N 87°49′04″W / 41.96833°N 87.81778°W / 41.96833; -87.81778
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyCook
Area
 • Total3.67 sq mi (9.51 km2)
 • Land3.67 sq mi (9.51 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation
650 ft (198 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
26,236
 • Density7,186/sq mi (2,774.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
60068, 60631, 60656, 60706
FIPS code17-031-54430

Norwood Park Township is one of 29 townships in Cook County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 26,385.[2]

Geography[edit]

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[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these two cemeteries: Acacia Park and Westlawn Jewish.

Major highways[edit]

History[edit]

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.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
2016 (est.)26,236[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Norwood Park 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

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