Rich Township, Cook County, Illinois

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Rich Township
Location in Cook County
Location in Cook County
Cook County's location in Illinois
Cook County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°30′45″N 87°43′56″W / 41.51250°N 87.73222°W / 41.51250; -87.73222Coordinates: 41°30′45″N 87°43′56″W / 41.51250°N 87.73222°W / 41.51250; -87.73222
Country United States
State Illinois
County Cook
 • Total 36.59 sq mi (94.78 km2)
 • Land 36.36 sq mi (94.17 km2)
 • Water 0.24 sq mi (0.61 km2)  0.64%
Elevation 709 ft (216 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 76,727
 • Density 2,110/sq mi (814.8/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 60422, 60423, 60429, 60430, 60443, 60461, 60466, 60471, 60477, 60478
GNIS feature ID 0429628

Rich Township is one of 29 townships in Cook County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 76,727.[1]


According to the United States Census Bureau, Rich Township covers an area of 36.59 square miles (94.8 km2); of this, 36.36 square miles (94.2 km2) (99.36 percent) is land and 0.24 square miles (0.62 km2) (0.64 percent) is water.

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains these eight cemeteries: Coopers Grove, Elliott Family, Lutheran, New German Evangelical Zion, Saint Anne, Saint Pauls Evangelical Lutheran, Saint Pauls Evangelical Reform and Zion Evangelical Lutheran.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Olympia Fields Osteopathic Medical Center Heliport
  • Prosperi Airport (historical)


  • Augustinian Seminary
  • South Green Belt Forest Preserve (vast majority)

Political districts[edit]


Rich Township High School District 227 serves high school students.


  1. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Rich township, Cook County, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 21, 2013. 

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