|Elevation||696 ft (212 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|Area code(s)||847 & 224|
|GNIS feature ID||417059|
Russell is an unincorporated community in Lake County, Illinois, United States. The community is located on Russell Road, a few miles east of Interstate 94, and was named for industrialist and political figure Russell Sage, who was connected with the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad which bisects the village. Russell is near the Wisconsin state line 5 miles (8.0 km) west of Winthrop Harbor. Russell has a post office with ZIP code 60075.