Wheeling Township, Cook County, Illinois
Location in Cook County
Cook County's location in Illinois
|• 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)|
|• Estimate (2016)||154,718|
|• 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|
Wheeling Township is one of 29 townships in Cook County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 153,630. 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
- Arlington Heights
- Buffalo Grove
- Des Plaines
- Mount Prospect
- Palatine (east of Hwy 53)
- Prospect Heights (vast majority)
- Rolling Meadows
- Wheeling (vast majority)
- Vernon Township, Lake County (north)
- West Deerfield Township, Lake County (northeast)
- Northfield Township (east)
- Maine Township (southeast)
- Elk Grove Township (south)
- Palatine Township (west)
- Ela Township, Lake County (northwest)
The township contains these seven cemeteries: English, Memory Gardens, Randhill Park, Saint Marys, Saint Pauls Evangelical Lutheran, Shalom Memorial Park and Wheeling.
Airports and landing strips
- Potawatomi Lake
- Hersey High School
- Prospect High School
- Buffalo Grove High School
- Wheeling High School
- Illinois' 8th congressional district
- Illinois' 10th congressional district
- State House District 53
- State House District 57
- State House District 59
- State House District 66
- State Senate District 27
- State Senate District 29
- State Senate District 30
- State Senate District 33
- Elected Officials Jeff Battinus - Trustee Brian Medley - Trustee Ruth O'Connell - Trustee Kathy Penner - Supervisor Jerry Sadler - Assessor JoAnne Schultz - Trustee Joanna Gauza - Clerk
- "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
- "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
- "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Wheeling township, Cook County, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 21, 2013.
- "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.