|Coordinates: 41°36′15″N 87°44′02″W / 41.60417°N 87.73389°WCoordinates: 41°36′15″N 87°44′02″W / 41.60417°N 87.73389°W|
|• Total||37.8 sq mi (98.0 km2)|
|• Land||37.7 sq mi (97.7 km2)|
|• Water||0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2) 0.30%|
|Elevation||640 ft (195 m)|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||2,919/sq mi (1,127.1/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
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Bremen Township is one of 29 townships in Cook County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 110,118. It was organized in 1850 and is located southwest of Chicago in southern Cook County. An administrative office for Bremen Township is located at 16361 South Kedzie Parkway, Markham, Illinois. It is named after the State of the same name in Germany as this area was settled by primarily German settlers.
According to the United States Census Bureau, Bremen Township covers an area of 37.8 square miles (98.0 km2); of this, 37.7 square miles (97.7 km2) is land and 0.12 square miles (0.3 km2), or 0.30 percent, is water.
Bremen Township is bordered by Harlem Avenue (Illinois Route 43) on the west, 135th Street on the north, Western Avenue on the east and 183rd Street on the south.
The township contains six cemeteries: Bachelor Grove, County, Lewis Memorial Park, Saint Gabriel Catholic, Trinity Evangelical Lutheran and Zion Lutheran.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
At the time of the 2010 census, with a population of 110,575 residents, Bremen Township was:
The public high school district for most of Bremen Township is Bremen Community High School District 228 which includes Oak Forest High School, Bremen High School, Tinley Park High School, and Hillcrest High School.