Palatine Township, Cook County, Illinois

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Palatine Township
Township
Palatine Township Center
Palatine Township Center
Motto(s): People Helping People[1]
Location in Cook County
Location in Cook County
Cook County's location in Illinois
Cook County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 42°06′38″N 88°03′47″W / 42.11056°N 88.06306°W / 42.11056; -88.06306Coordinates: 42°06′38″N 88°03′47″W / 42.11056°N 88.06306°W / 42.11056; -88.06306
Country United States
State Illinois
County Cook
Area
 • Total 36.04 sq mi (93.34 km2)
 • Land 35.69 sq mi (92.44 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.9 km2)  0.96%
Elevation 748 ft (228 m)
Population
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 113,228
 • Density 3,166/sq mi (1,222.3/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 60004, 60005, 60008, 60010, 60067, 60074, 60173, 60195
FIPS code 17-031-57238
Website palatinetownship-il.gov

Palatine Township is one of 29 townships in Cook County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 112,994.[3] It is the north central township of the six northwest townships that form the Cook County panhandle. Palatine Township was organized in 1850.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, Palatine Township covers an area of 36.04 square miles (93.3 km2); of this, 35.69 square miles (92.4 km2) (99.04 percent) is land and 0.35 square miles (0.91 km2) (0.96 percent) is water.

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these cemeteries: Cady, Circle of Life, Deer Grove, German, Hillside, Immanuel Lutheran, Mount Hope, Saint Michael, Salem, Sutherland and Wolfum. Of these, the Township owns Cady, Hillside, Salem, Sutherland and Wolfum.

Major highways[edit]

Lakes[edit]

  • Baker Lake
  • Deer Grove Lake
  • Deer Lake
  • Hidden Lake
  • Inverness Lake
  • Lake Irene
  • Lake Louise
  • Lake Rossiter
  • Shadow Lake
  • Virginia Lake

Landmarks[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016113,228[2]
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

Government[edit]

Supervisor
Sharon Langlotz-Johnson
Clerk
Lisa Moran
Assessor
Terry Kelly
Highway Commissioner
Aaron Del Mar
Trustees
Andy-John G. Kalkounos
Ray Kincaid
Susan Kern
Bill Pohlman[5]

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About Us". Palatine Township. Palatine Township. Retrieved 13 June 2018. 
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Palatine township, Cook County, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 21, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Elected Officials". Palatine Township. Palatine Township. Retrieved 13 June 2018. 

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