West Deerfield Township, Lake County, Illinois

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West Deerfield Township
Township
Location in Lake County
Location in Lake County
Country United States
State Illinois
County Lake
Established Unknown
Government
 • Supervisor Alyson Miller Feiger
Area
 • Total 17.9 sq mi (46.36 km2)
 • Land 17.8 sq mi (46.10 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.25 km2)  1%
Population (2010)
 • Total 31,077
 • Density 1,700/sq mi (670/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Website www.westdeerfieldtownship.org

West Deerfield Township is located in Lake County, Illinois. The population was 31,077 at the 2010 census.[1] West Deerfield Township was formed from former Deerfield Township (now Moraine Township) in 1888.

Economy[edit]

Walgreens has its corporate headquarters in Deerfield within West Deerfield Township.[2][3] In 1987 Walgreens employed about 1,100 people at its headquarters, which was at the time in an unincorporated area on the west side of Deerfield.[4][5] As of 2000 the Walgreens headquarters was still in an unincorporated area in West Deerfield Township.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): West Deerfield township, Lake County, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved December 19, 2012.
  2. ^ "Contact Us." Walgreens. Retrieved on January 30, 2011. "Write Walgreen Co. 200 Wilmot Road Deerfield, IL 60015."
  3. ^ "GIS Maps." City of Deerfield. Retrieved on February 5, 2011.
  4. ^ Little, Anne. "TAKING A CORRIDOR TO SUCCESS DEERFIELD'S ECONOMY BOOMING WITH OFFICE BUILDINGS." Chicago Tribune. July 8, 1987. Deerfield/Northbrook 5. Retrieved on February 5, 2011. "[...]and the corporate headquarters of Walgreen Co., which is in an unincorporated area on the western side of Deerfield, with about 1,100."
  5. ^ Who Owns Whom: North America. Dun & Bradstreet, Ltd., Directories Division, 1987. "420. Retrieved on February 5, 2011. "WALGREEN CO., 200 Wilmot Rd.. Deerfield. II. 60015"
  6. ^ "Deerfield village, Illinois." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on February 5, 2011.

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Coordinates: 42°11′43″N 87°51′34″W / 42.19528°N 87.85944°W / 42.19528; -87.85944