Orland Township, Cook County, Illinois

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Orland Township
Township
Location in Cook County
Location in Cook County
Cook County's location in Illinois
Cook County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°36′06″N 87°51′13″W / 41.60167°N 87.85361°W / 41.60167; -87.85361Coordinates: 41°36′06″N 87°51′13″W / 41.60167°N 87.85361°W / 41.60167; -87.85361
Country United States
State Illinois
County Cook
Area
 • Total 3 sq mi (94.45 km2)
 • Land 35.73 sq mi (92.55 km2)
 • Water 0.73 sq mi (1.89 km2)  2.00%
Elevation 705 ft (215 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 99,667
 • Density 2,730/sq mi (1,054.1/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 60452, 60462, 60467, 60477
FIPS code 17-031-56614
Website orlandtownship.org

Orland Township is one of 29 townships in Cook County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 97,558.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, Orland Township covers an area of 36.47 square miles (94.5 km2); of this, 35.74 square miles (92.6 km2) (97.99 percent) is land and 0.73 square miles (1.9 km2) (1.89 square kilometers, 2 percent) is water. It includes the entire village of Orland Hills, almost all of Orland Park, as well as a large portion of Tinley Park.

Boundaries[edit]

Orland Township is bordered by Harlem Avenue (Illinois Route 43) on the east, 135th Street on the north, Will-Cook Road on the west (where Cook County and Will County share a border), and 183rd Street on the south (which is also the Cook-Will county border).

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these four cemeteries: Cooper, German Methodist, Old German Methodist and Orland Park.

Major highways[edit]

Lakes[edit]

  • Ashbourne Lake
  • Laguna Lake
  • Turtlehead Lake

Landmarks[edit]

  • Orland Grove Forest Preserve (south three-quarters)
  • Orland Tract Forest Preserve
  • Tinley Creek Woods (Cook County Forest Preserves) (west three-quarters)

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 99,667 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Political districts[edit]

  • Illinois' 1st congressional district
  • State House District 28
  • State House District 35
  • State House District 37
  • State House District 81
  • State Senate District 14
  • State Senate District 18
  • State Senate District 19
  • State Senate District 41

There are many political organizations in Orland Township. The Regular Democratic Organization for Orland Township, represents all Democratic candidates.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Orland township, Cook County, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 21, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016. 

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