Wheeling Township, Cook County, Illinois

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Wheeling Township
Township
Location in Cook County
Location in Cook County
Cook County's location in Illinois
Cook County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 42°06′37″N 87°56′51″W / 42.11028°N 87.94750°W / 42.11028; -87.94750Coordinates: 42°06′37″N 87°56′51″W / 42.11028°N 87.94750°W / 42.11028; -87.94750
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyCook
Government
 • SupervisorJean-Denis Deletraz
Area
 • Total35.99 sq mi (93.21 km2)
 • Land35.90 sq mi (92.97 km2)
 • Water0.09 sq mi (0.24 km2)  0.26%
Elevation673 ft (205 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1]154,718
 • Density4,280/sq mi (1,652.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes60004, 60005, 60008, 60016, 60025, 60056, 60062, 60067, 60070, 60089, 60090
FIPS code17-031-81100
Websitewww.wheelingtownship.com

Wheeling Township is one of 29 townships in Cook County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 153,630.[2] It is the northeasternmost and most populated of the six northwest Cook County townships that form the panhandle.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, Wheeling Township covers an area of 35.99 square miles (93.2 km2); of this, 35.9 square miles (93 km2) (99.74 percent) is land and 0.09 square miles (0.23 km2) (0.26 percent) is water.

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these seven cemeteries: English, Memory Gardens, Randhill Park, Saint Marys, Saint Pauls Evangelical Lutheran, Shalom Memorial Park and Wheeling.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

Lakes[edit]

  • Potawatomi Lake

Landmarks[edit]

  • Hersey High School
  • Prospect High School
  • Buffalo Grove High School
  • Wheeling High School

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016154,718[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Political districts[edit]

- Elected Officials Jeff Battinus - Trustee Brian Medley - Trustee Ruth O'Connell - Trustee Kathy Penner - Supervisor Jerry Sadler - Assessor JoAnne Schultz - Trustee Joanna Gauza - Clerk

References[edit]

  • "Wheeling Township, Cook County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-10.
  • United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas
  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Wheeling 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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