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Orland Township
—  Township  —
Location in Cook County
Coordinates: 41°36′06″N 87°51′13″W / 41.60167°N 87.85361°W / 41.60167; -87.85361
Country United States
State Illinois
County Cook
Area
 - Total 36.47 sq mi (94.45 km2)
 - Land 35.74 sq mi (92.55 km2)
 - Water 0.73 sq mi (1.89 km2)  2%
Elevation 705 ft (215 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 91,418
 - Density 2,557.9/sq mi (987.8/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 60452, 60462, 60467, 60477
GNIS feature ID 0429505

Orland Township is one of thirty townships in Cook County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 91,418[1].

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, Orland Township covers an area of 36.47 square miles (94.45 square kilometers); of this, 35.74 square miles (92.55 square kilometers, 97.99 percent) is land and 0.73 square miles (1.89 square kilometers, 2 percent) is water. It includes the entire village of Orland Hills, almost all of Orland Park, as well as a large portion of Tinley Park.

Boundaries

Orland Township is bordered by Harlem Avenue (Illinois Route 43) on the east, 135th Street on the north, Will-Cook Road on the west (where Cook County and Will County share a border), and 183rd Street on the south (which is also the Cook-Will county border).

Cities, towns, villages

Adjacent townships

Cemeteries

The township contains these four cemeteries: Cooper, German Methodist, Old German Methodist and Orland Park.

Major highways

Lakes

  • Ashbourne Lake
  • Laguna Lake
  • Turtlehead Lake

Landmarks

  • Orland Grove Forest Preserve (south three-quarters)
  • Orland Tract Forest Preserve
  • Tinley Creek Woods (Cook County Forest Preserves) (west three-quarters)

Political districts

  • Illinois' 1st congressional district
  • State House District 28
  • State House District 35
  • State House District 37
  • State House District 81
  • State Senate District 14
  • State Senate District 18
  • State Senate District 19
  • State Senate District 41

References

  1. ^ United States Census Bureau American FactFinder

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