Barrington Township, Cook County, Illinois

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Barrington Township
Location in Cook County
Location in Cook County
Cook County's location in Illinois
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
 • SupervisorEugene "Gene" Dawson
 • Town ClerkD. Robert Alberding
 • AssessorAmy Nykaza
 • Tax CollectorLinda Post
 • TrusteesDaniel Fitzgerald
Robert A Nykaza, Jr.
Michael W. Ryan
Ronald F. Szymanski
 • 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[edit]


The township contains two cemeteries: Evergreen and Union.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Allstate Commercial Plaza Heliport
  • Mill Rose Farm RLA Airport
  • Rose Number 2 Heliport


  • Beverly Lake
  • Crabtree Lake
  • Dana Lake
  • Goose Lake
  • Hawley Lake
  • Hawthorne Lake
  • Heather Lake
  • Keene Lake
  • Lacey Lake
  • Mirror Lake
  • Mud Lake
  • Spring Lake
  • Stephanie Lake


  • Barrington Forest Preserve (west quarter)
  • Cook County-Potawatomi Woods Forest Preserve
  • Crabtree Nature Center (Cook County Forest Preserve)
  • Prairie Stone Business Park


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 201616,026[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

School districts[edit]

  • Barrington Community Unit School District 220
  • Community Unit School District 300
  • School District 46

Political districts[edit]


  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. 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.

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