Barrington Township
Location in Cook County
Location in Cook County
Cook County
Cook County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 42°06′41″N 88°10′46″W / 42.11139°N 88.17944°W / 42.11139; -88.17944Coordinates: 42°06′41″N 88°10′46″W / 42.11139°N 88.17944°W / 42.11139; -88.17944
CountryUnited States
 • SupervisorAmy P. Nykaza
 • Town ClerkD. Robert Alberding
 • AssessorJacqueline Stephens
 • Tax CollectorLinda Post
 • TrusteesRobert Collins
Daniel P. Fitzgerald
Fritz Gohl
Linda Post
 • Total36.0 sq mi (93.3 km2)
 • Land34.8 sq mi (90.2 km2)
 • Water1.2 sq mi (3.0 km2)  3.26%
883 ft (269 m)
 • Estimate 
 • Density449/sq mi (173.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
60010, 60118, 60192, 60195
FIPS code17-031-03831

Barrington Township is one of 29 townships in Cook County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 15,636.[2] The northwestern corner of the Cook County panhandle, it is the county's northwesternmost township. It is also by far the least densely populated township in the county, with less than half the population density of the next least Lemont Township.

Barrington Township was named after the town of Great Barrington, Massachusetts.[3]


According to the United States Census Bureau, Barrington Township covers an area of 36.0 square miles (93.3 km2); of this, 34.8 square miles (90.2 km2) is land and 1.2 square miles (3.0 km2) (3.26 percent) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages


The township contains two historic cemeteries: Barrington Center and Union.

Major highways

Airports and landing strips




Historical population
Census Pop.
2016 (est.)16,026[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

School districts

Political districts


  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Geographic Identifier: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Barrington township, Cook County, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 10, 2020. Retrieved March 20, 2013.
  3. ^ Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 41.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2016.