Wheeling Township, Cook County, Illinois

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Wheeling 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
Country United States
State Illinois
County Cook
 • Supervisor Jean-Denis Deletraz
 • Total 35.99 sq mi (93.21 km2)
 • Land 35.90 sq mi (92.97 km2)
 • Water 0.09 sq mi (0.24 km2)  0.26%
Elevation 673 ft (205 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 153,630
 • Density 4,280/sq mi (1,652.5/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 60004, 60005, 60008, 60016, 60025, 60056, 60062, 60067, 60070, 60089, 60090
GNIS feature ID 0429927
Website www.wheelingtownship.com

Wheeling Township is one of 29 townships in Cook County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 153,630.[1] It is the northeasternmost and most populated of the six northwest Cook County townships that form the panhandle.


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]


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

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Airports and landing strips[edit]


  • Potawatomi Lake


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

Political districts[edit]


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

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