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Encyclopedia > Will County, Illinois
Will County, Illinois
Seal of Will County, IllinoisSeal (Detail)
Map of Illinois highlighting Will County
Location in the state of Illinois
Formed 1836
Seat Joliet
Area
 - Total
 - Water

2,200 km² (849 mi²)
32 km² (12 mi²) 1.47%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

502,266
232/km² 
Website: www.willcountyillinois.com

Will County is a county located in the northern part of the state of Illinois. This county is part of Chicagoland. As of 2000, the population is 502,266. Image File history File links Will_County_il_seal. ... Seal on envelope A seal is an impression printed on, embossed upon, or affixed to a document (or any other object) in order to authenticate it, in lieu of or in addition to a signature. ... Image File history File links Will_County_Illinois. ... 1836 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Joliet is a city located in both Will and Kendall County, Illinois and is a suburb southwest of Chicago. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ... The United States Census of year 2000, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is the concentration of matter, or, a measure of mass per unit of volume. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, together with the District of Columbia and Palmyra Atoll (an uninhabited incorporated unorganized territory), form the United States of America. ... State nickname: Land of Lincoln, The Prairie State Official languages English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Governor Rod Blagojevich (D) Senators Richard Durbin (D) Barack Obama (D) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 25th 149,998 km² 4. ... Chicagoland. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...


The county seat of Will County is Joliet, Illinois. The towns in the northern part of the county form the southern suburbs of Chicago, Illinois while the southern part of the county contains small towns and farmland. A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Joliet is a city located in both Will and Kendall County, Illinois and is a suburb southwest of Chicago. ... ...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,200 km² (849 mi²). 2,168 km² (837 mi²) of it is land and 32 km² (12 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.47% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ...


The Kankakee River, Du Page River and the Des Plaines River run through the county and join on its western border. The Illinois and Michigan Canal and the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal run through Will County. The Kankakee River is a tributary of the Illinois River, approximately 90 mi (144 km) long, in northwestern Indiana and northeastern Illinois in the United States. ... The DuPage River, a tributary of the Des Plaines River actually starts as two individual streams in DuPage County, Illinois. ... This article needs to be wikified. ... The location and course of the Illinois and Michigan Canal. ... The Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal is the only shipping link between the Great Lakes (specifically Lake Michigan by the Chicago River) with the Mississippi River system, by way of the Illinois and Des Plaines rivers. ...


The 17,000 acre (69 km²) Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie is a U.S. Forest Service park in the county on the grounds of the former Joliet Arsenal. Other parks include Channahon State Park and the Des Plaines Fish & Wildlife Area. The Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie is a prairie reserve operated by the United States Forest Service. ... The USDA Forest Service, a United States government agency within the United States Department of Agriculture, is under the leadership of the United States Secretary of Agriculture. ...


History

Will County was formed in 1836 out of Cook, Iroquois and Vermilion Counties. It was named after Dr. Conrad Will, a businessman and politician who used slaves in his southern Illinois salt production. A law allowed slaves to be leased from other states and used in the free state of Illinois only for salt production. Cook County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Iroquois County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Vermilion County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... The Buxton Memorial Fountain, celebrating the emancipation of slaves in the British Empire in 1834, London. ... Salt Crystals (http://www. ... For the term free state as it arises in United States history, see: Free state. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 502,266 people, 167,542 households, and 131,017 families residing in the county. The population density is 232/km² (600/mi²). There are 175,524 housing units at an average density of 81/km² (210/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 81.83% White, 10.45% Black or African American, 0.21% Native American, 2.21% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 3.63% from other races, and 1.63% from two or more races. 8.71% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 167,542 households out of which 42.70% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.80% are married couples living together, 9.60% have a female householder with no husband present, and 21.80% are non-families. 17.80% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.00% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.94 and the average family size is 3.36. Marriage is a relationship between individuals which has formed the foundation of the family for most societies. ...


In the county the population is spread out with 30.00% under the age of 18, 8.10% from 18 to 24, 32.90% from 25 to 44, 20.60% from 45 to 64, and 8.30% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 33 years. For every 100 females there are 99.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 97.40 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $62,238, and the median income for a family is $69,608. Males have a median income of $50,152 versus $31,345 for females. The per capita income for the county is $24,613. 4.90% of the population and 3.40% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 5.60% of those under the age of 18 and 5.50% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Municipalities

Auroras Logo Aurora is a city located in Kane, DuPage, Will and Kendall counties in Illinois. ... DuPage County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Location in the state of Illinois Formed January 16, 1836 Seat Geneva Area  - Total  - Water 1,357 km² (524 mi²) 9 km² (4 mi²) 0. ... Kendall County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Beecher is a village located in Will County, Illinois. ... Bolingbrook is a village located in Will County, Illinois and DuPage County, Illinois. ... DuPage County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Braidwood is a city located in Will County, Illinois. ... Channahon is a village located in Will County, Illinois. ... Crest Hill is a city located in Will County, Illinois. ... Crete is a village located in Will County, Illinois. ... Crystal Lawns is a census-designated place located in Will County, Illinois. ... Elwood is a village located in Will County, Illinois. ... Fairmont is a census-designated place located in Will County, Illinois. ... Incorporated Village in 1879. ... Frankfort Square is a census-designated place located in Will County, Illinois. ... Goodings Grove is a census-designated place located in Will County, Illinois. ... Homer Glen is a suburban Chicago village located in Will County, Illinois. ... Ingalls Park is a census-designated place and subdivision of Joliet, IL located in Will County, Illinois. ... Joliet is a city located in both Will and Kendall County, Illinois and is a suburb southwest of Chicago. ... Kendall County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Lakewood Shores is a census-designated place located in Will County, Illinois. ... Lockport is a city located in Will County, Illinois. ... Manhattan is a village located in Will County, Illinois. ... Mokena is a village located in Will County, Illinois. ... Monee is a village located in Will County, Illinois. ... Naperville is a city located in DuPage County, Illinois and Will County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 128,358; a special census in 2003 estimated the population at 135,858. ... DuPage County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... New Lenox is a village located in Will County, Illinois. ... Park Forest is a village located in Cook County and Will County, Illinois. ... Cook County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Peotone is a village located in Will County, Illinois. ... The Village of Plainfield is a municipality located in Will County, Illinois. ... Preston Heights is a census-designated place located in Will County, Illinois. ... Rockdale is a village located in Will County, Illinois. ... Romeoville is a village located in Will County, Illinois. ... Sauk Village is a village located in Cook County and small parcel south of 231st St. ... Cook County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Shorewood is a village located in Will County, Illinois. ... Steger is a village located in Cook and Will County, Illinois. ... Cook County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Symerton is a village located in Will County, Illinois. ... Type Village Incorporated 1892 State Illinois County Cook County Township Bremen Government Council-manager Mayor Edward Zabrocki Population (2000) 48,401 (up 30. ... Cook County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... University Park is a village located in Cook County and Will County, Illinois. ... Cook County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Willowbrook is an unincorporated census-designated place located in Will County, Illinois. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with unincorporated community. ... A census-designated place (CDP) is an area identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical reporting. ... Willowbrook is a village located in DuPage County, Illinois. ... For other places called Wilmington, see Wilmington Wilmington is a city located in Will County, Illinois. ... Woodridge is a village located predominantly in DuPage County, but also has portions in Will County and a very small parcel in Cook County, Illinois. ... DuPage County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Cook County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ...

Historic Sites

The following sites, in Will County, Illinois, are on the National Register of Historic Places Listing:


1 Briscoe Mounds Address Restricted Channahon 1978-12-22


2 Christ Episcopal Church 75 W. Van Buren St. Joliet 1982-08-12


3 Eagle Hotel 100--104 Water St. Wilmington 1994-02-16


4 Fitzpatrick House IL 53 Lockport 1984-02-09


5 Flanders House 405 W. Main St. Plainfield 1991-11-14


6 George, Ron, Round Barn NE of Romeoville off US 66 Romeoville 1982-12-07 Round Barns in Illinois TR


7 Heck, John, House 1225 S. Hamilton St. Lockport 1994-08-16


8 Henry, Jacob H., House 20 S. Eastern Ave. Joliet 1979-05-14


9 Illinois and Michigan Canal 7 mi. SW of Joliet on U.S. 6, in Channahon State Park Joliet 1966-10-15 The location and course of the Illinois and Michigan Canal. ...


10 Joliet East Side Historic District Roughly bounded by Washington and Union Sts., 4th and Eastern Aves. Joliet 1980-08-15


External links

  • Official Will County Website
  • Will County Democratic Organization
  • Will County Green Party
  • Will County Libertarian Party
  • Will County Republican Party
Map of Chicagoland Metropolitan area of Chicagoland
States: Illinois | Indiana | Wisconsin
Largest cities (over 30,000 in 2000): Aurora | Berwyn | Calumet City | Chicago | Chicago Heights | Crystal Lake | Des Plaines | East Chicago | Elgin | Elmhurst | Evanston | Gary, IN | Hammond, IN | Harvey | Highland Park | Joliet | Kenosha, WI | Naperville | North Chicago | Park Ridge | Waukegan | Wheaton
Largest towns and villages (over 30,000 in 2000): Addison | Arlington Heights | Bartlett | Bolingbrook | Buffalo Grove | Carol Stream | Carpentersville | Cicero | Downers Grove | Elk Grove Village | Glendale Heights | Glenview | Hanover Park | Hoffman Estates | Lombard | Merrillville, IN | Mount Prospect | Mundelein | Niles | Northbrook | Oak Lawn | Oak Park | Orland Park | Palatine | Schaumburg | Skokie | Streamwood | Tinley Park | Wheeling | Woodridge
Counties: Cook | DuPage | Kane | Kendall | Kenosha | Lake (IL) | Lake (IN) | McHenry | Will


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Highland Park is a city located in Lake County, Illinois. ... Joliet is a city located in both Will and Kendall County, Illinois and is a suburb southwest of Chicago. ... This article is in need of attention. ... Naperville is a city located in DuPage County, Illinois and Will County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 128,358; a special census in 2003 estimated the population at 135,858. ... North Chicago is a city located in Lake County, Illinois. ... Park Ridge is a suburb of Chicago located in Cook County, Illinois. ... Waukegan is a city located in Lake County, Illinois, of which it is the county seat. ... Wheaton is the county seat of affluent DuPage County, Illinois, located about 25 miles west of Chicago and Lake Michigan. ... The United States Census of year 2000, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Addison is a village located in DuPage County, Illinois. ... Incorporated Village in 1836. ... Bartlett is a village located in both Cook County and DuPage County, Illinois. ... Bolingbrook is a village located in Will County, Illinois and DuPage County, Illinois. ... Incorporated Village in 1958. ... Carol Streams third and newest logo was adopted in 1996. ... View of Carpentersville from the cemetery, 1898 Carpentersville is a village located in Kane County, Illinois. ... Incorporated Town in 1869. ... Downers Grove, Illinois Downers Grove is a suburb located 19 miles west of Chicago, Illinois in DuPage County, Illinois. ... Elk Grove Village is a village located in Cook County, Illinois. ... Glendale Heights is a village located in DuPage County, Illinois. ... Incorporated Village in 1899. ... Hanover Park is a village located in both Cook County and DuPage County, Illinois. ... 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Streamwood is a village located in Cook County, Illinois. ... Type Village Incorporated 1892 State Illinois County Cook County Township Bremen Government Council-manager Mayor Edward Zabrocki Population (2000) 48,401 (up 30. ... Wheeling is a village located in Cook County, Illinois. ... Woodridge is a village located predominantly in DuPage County, but also has portions in Will County and a very small parcel in Cook County, Illinois. ... Cook County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... DuPage County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Location in the state of Illinois Formed January 16, 1836 Seat Geneva Area  - Total  - Water 1,357 km² (524 mi²) 9 km² (4 mi²) 0. ... Kendall County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Kenosha County is a county located in the state of Wisconsin. ... Lake County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. ... Location in the state of Indiana Formed Seat Crown Point Area  - Total  - Water 1,622 km² (626 mi²) 335 km² (129 mi²) 20. ... McHenry County is located in the state of Illinois. ...

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Largest Towns and Villages

Addison | Arlington Heights | Bartlett | Bolingbrook | Buffalo Grove | Carol Stream | Carpentersville | Cicero | Downers Grove | Elk Grove Village | Glenview | Hoffman Estates | Lombard | Mount Prospect | Normal | Oak Lawn | Oak Park | Oswego | Orland Park | Palatine | Schaumburg | Skokie | Tinley Park File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, together with the District of Columbia and Palmyra Atoll (an uninhabited incorporated unorganized territory), form the United States of America. ... State nickname: Land of Lincoln, The Prairie State Official languages English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Governor Rod Blagojevich (D) Senators Richard Durbin (D) Barack Obama (D) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 25th 149,998 km² 4. ... State nickname: Land of Lincoln, The Prairie State Official languages English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Governor Rod Blagojevich (D) Senators Richard Durbin (D) Barack Obama (D) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 25th 149,998 km² 4. ... // Pre-Columbian Cahokia, the urban center of the pre-Columbian Mississippian culture, was located near present-day Collinsville, Illinois. ... The culture of the State of Illinois varies highly based on location within the state. ... Montgomery, Alabama Juneau, Alaska Phoenix, Arizona Little Rock, Arkansas Sacramento, California Denver, Colorado Hartford, Connecticut Dover, Delaware Tallahassee, Florida Atlanta, Georgia Honolulu, Hawaii Boise, Idaho Springfield, Illinois Indianapolis, Indiana Des Moines, Iowa Topeka, Kansas Frankfort, Kentucky Baton Rouge, Louisiana Augusta, Maine Annapolis, Maryland Boston, Massachusetts Lansing, Michigan Saint Paul, Minnesota... 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Incorporated City in 1902. ... Bloomington is a city located in McLean County, Illinois. ... Incorporated City in 1970. ... Calumet City is a city located in Cook County, Illinois. ... A view of Champaign from above ( see wider view). ... ... Crystal Lake is a city located in southeastern McHenry County in northeastern Illinois. ... The Decatur Transfer House in the background with a newly completed fountain in the foreground. ... DeKalb is a city located in DeKalb County, Illinois. ... Incorporated City in 1874. ... Incorporated City in 1854. ... Elmhurst is a city located in DuPage County, Illinois. ... Incorporated City in 1872. ... Joliet is a city located in both Will and Kendall County, Illinois and is a suburb southwest of Chicago. ... Kankakee is a city located in Kankakee County, Illinois. ... Moline is a city located in Rock Island County, Illinois. ... Naperville is a city located in DuPage County, Illinois and Will County, Illinois, USA. 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Will County, Illinois - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (743 words)
Will County is a county located in the northern part of the state of Illinois.
In the county the population is spread out with 30.00% under the age of 18, 8.10% from 18 to 24, 32.90% from 25 to 44, 20.60% from 45 to 64, and 8.30% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $62,238, and the median income for a family is $69,608.
Encyclopedia: Cook County, Illinois (746 words)
The county seat is Chicago, the principal city of its metropolitan area, Chicagoland; Chicago makes up about 54% of the population of the county, the rest being provided by various suburbs, and Cook county itself makes up 43.3% of the state population as of 2000.
Cook County has by far more Democratic Party members than any other Illinois county and is one of the most Democratic counties in the United States.
In the county the population is spread out with 26.00% under the age of 18, 9.90% from 18 to 24, 31.70% from 25 to 44, 20.70% from 45 to 64, and 11.70% who are 65 years of age or older.
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