Wheeling Township
Location in Cook County
Cook County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 42°06′37″N 87°56′51″W / 42.11028°N 87.94750°W / 42.11028; -87.94750Coordinates: 42°06′37″N 87°56′51″W / 42.11028°N 87.94750°W / 42.11028; -87.94750
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyCook
Government
 • SupervisorJean-Denis Deletraz
Area
 • Total35.99 sq mi (93.21 km2)
 • Land35.90 sq mi (92.97 km2)
 • Water0.09 sq mi (0.24 km2)  0.26%
Elevation
673 ft (205 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
154,718
 • Density4,280/sq mi (1,652.5/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
60004, 60005, 60008, 60016, 60025, 60056, 60062, 60067, 60070, 60089, 60090
FIPS code17-031-81100
Websitewww.wheelingtownship.com

Wheeling Township is one of 29 townships in Cook County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 153,630.[2] It is the northeasternmost and most populated of the six northwest Cook County townships that form the panhandle.

Geography

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

Adjacent townships

Cemeteries

The township contains these seven cemeteries: English, Memory Gardens, Randhill Park, Saint Marys, Saint Pauls Evangelical Lutheran, Shalom Memorial Park and Wheeling.

Major highways

Airports and landing strips

Lakes

Landmarks

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2016 (est.)154,718[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Political districts

- Elected Officials Jeff Battinus - Trustee Brian Medley - Trustee Ruth O'Connell - Trustee Kathy Penner - Supervisor Jerry Sadler - Assessor JoAnne Schultz - Trustee Joanna Gauza - Clerk

References

  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Wheeling township, Cook County, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 10, 2020. Retrieved March 21, 2013.
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.