Lyons Township
Location in Cook County
Cook County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°46′29″N 87°51′35″W / 41.77472°N 87.85972°W / 41.77472; -87.85972Coordinates: 41°46′29″N 87°51′35″W / 41.77472°N 87.85972°W / 41.77472; -87.85972
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyCook
Government
 • SupervisorChristopher Getty
Area
 • Total36.9 sq mi (95.7 km2)
 • Land36.37 sq mi (94.21 km2)
 • Water0.58 sq mi (1.49 km2)  1.56%
Elevation
620 ft (189 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
112,132
 • Density3,070/sq mi (1,185.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
60455, 60457, 60458, 60480 60501, 60513, 60521, 60525, 60534, 60546, 60558
FIPS code17-031-45447
Websitewww.lyonstownshipil.gov

Lyons Township is one of 29 townships in Cook County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 111,688.[2] Lyons Township was established in 1850. The nearby village of Lyons is often incorrectly referred to as "Lyons Township"

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, Lyons Township covers an area of 36.95 square miles (95.7 km2); of this, 36.38 square miles (94.2 km2) (98.44 percent) is land and 0.57 square miles (1.5 km2) (1.56 percent) is water.

The boundaries of Lyons Township are Harlem Avenue on the east; the Cook-DuPage County boundary (County Line Road) on the west; the line of 87th Street on the south, except west of Willow Springs, where it follows the Des Plaines River to the Cook-DuPage county line; and the line of 39th Street (Southview Avenue, Brewster Avenue) on the north. There are eighteen municipalities in or partially within Lyons Township's thirty-seven square miles of territory:

There is one unincorporated community in the township:

Adjacent townships

Cemeteries

The township contains these seven cemeteries: Archer Woods Memorial Park, Bethania, LaGrange, Lithuanian National, Resurrection, Saint Johns and Lyonsville.

Major highways

Airports and landing strips

Rivers

Landmarks

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2016 (est.)112,132[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

As of the 2010 census:

Elected officials

References

  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Lyons township, Cook County, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved March 21, 2013.
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.