Palatine Township, Cook County, Illinois

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Palatine Township
Palatine Township Center
Palatine Township Center
Motto(s): People Helping People[1]
Location in Cook County
Location in Cook County
Cook County's location in Illinois
Cook County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 42°06′38″N 88°03′47″W / 42.11056°N 88.06306°W / 42.11056; -88.06306Coordinates: 42°06′38″N 88°03′47″W / 42.11056°N 88.06306°W / 42.11056; -88.06306
Country United States
State Illinois
County Cook
 • Total 36.04 sq mi (93.34 km2)
 • Land 35.69 sq mi (92.44 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.9 km2)  0.96%
Elevation 748 ft (228 m)
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 113,228
 • Density 3,166/sq mi (1,222.3/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 60004, 60005, 60008, 60010, 60067, 60074, 60173, 60195
FIPS code 17-031-57238

Palatine Township is one of 29 townships in Cook County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 112,994.[3] It is the north central township of the six northwest townships that form the Cook County panhandle. Palatine Township was organized in 1850.


According to the United States Census Bureau, Palatine Township covers an area of 36.04 square miles (93.3 km2); of this, 35.69 square miles (92.4 km2) (99.04 percent) is land and 0.35 square miles (0.91 km2) (0.96 percent) is water.

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains these cemeteries: Cady, Circle of Life, Deer Grove, German, Hillside, Immanuel Lutheran, Mount Hope, Saint Michael, Salem, Sutherland and Wolfum. Of these, the Township owns Cady, Hillside, Salem, Sutherland and Wolfum.

Major highways[edit]


  • Baker Lake
  • Deer Grove Lake
  • Deer Lake
  • Hidden Lake
  • Inverness Lake
  • Lake Irene
  • Lake Louise
  • Lake Rossiter
  • Shadow Lake
  • Virginia Lake



Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016113,228[2]
U.S. Decennial Census[4]


Sharon Langlotz-Johnson
Lisa Moran
Terry Kelly
Highway Commissioner
Aaron Del Mar
Andy-John G. Kalkounos
Ray Kincaid
Susan Kern
Bill Pohlman[5]

Political districts[edit]


  1. ^ "About Us". Palatine Township. Palatine Township. Retrieved 13 June 2018. 
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Palatine township, Cook County, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 21, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Elected Officials". Palatine Township. Palatine Township. Retrieved 13 June 2018. 

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