Elgin, Illinois

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Elgin
City
Coordinates: 42°2′22″N 88°17′19″W / 42.03944°N 88.28861°W / 42.03944; -88.28861Coordinates: 42°2′22″N 88°17′19″W / 42.03944°N 88.28861°W / 42.03944; -88.28861
Country United States
State Illinois
County Cook and Kane
Township Elgin, Dundee, Hanover, Rutland and Plato
Incorporated 1854
Government
 • Mayor Dave Kaptain
Area
 • Total 25 sq mi (60 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 108,188
 • Density 3,779.1/sq mi (1,459.1/km2)
  up 22.69% from 1990
Ethnicity
 • White 40%
 • Black 7%
 • Hispanic 35%
 • Asian 4%
 • Native 1%
ZIP code 60120-60125
Area code(s) 847 & 224
Geocode 23074
Income Per capita: US$21,112
Household: US$52,605
Home value Mean: US$138,500 (2000)
Median: US$229,300

Elgin (/ˈɛlɨn/) is a city of Illinois in the United States. It is roughly 40 mi (64 km) northwest of Chicago on the Fox River. Most of Elgin lies within Kane County, Illinois, with a portion in Cook County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 108,188. It is the eighth-largest city in Illinois and the 241st largest city in the United States.

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  1. Althea Legaspi (March 01, 2010). "Alkaline Trio gets back to its roots in Chicago". Chicago Tribune. http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2010-03-01/entertainment/ct-live-0301-alkaline-trio-review-20100301_1_matt-skiba-band-roots. Retrieved 2011-06-15. "Singer-guitarist Matt Skiba and singer-bassist Dan Andriano took turns on mic ..."
  2. Althea Legaspi (2011-06-15). "Dan Andriano: Biography". BBC Music. http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/96f8c414-b03b-47b6-b41d-bdaeff35cbdb. Retrieved 2011-06-15. "Born 27 June 1977 ... Daniel Michael Andriano (born June 27, 1977 in Elgin, Illinois)"
  3. "Biography". Partisan Records. 2011-06-05. http://www.partisanrecords.com/artists/paleo/bio/. Retrieved 2011-06-05. "David Strackany was raised in Elgin, Illinois."