Palatine, Illinois

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Village of Palatine
Village
Nickname(s): P-ville, P-town
Motto: Where quality is a way of life.
Coordinates: 42°07′01″N 88°02′26″W / 42.11694°N 88.04056°W / 42.11694; -88.04056Coordinates: 42°07′01″N 88°02′26″W / 42.11694°N 88.04056°W / 42.11694; -88.04056
Country United States
State Illinois
County Cook
Township Palatine
Settled 1866
Government
 • Mayor Rita L. Mullins
Elevation[1] 741 ft (226 m)
Population (2010) 68,557
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Zip code 60038, 60055, 60067, 60074, 60078, 60094, 60095
Area code(s) 847

Palatine is a village in the state of Illinois. It is north west of Chicago, the biggest city in Illinois. In 2000, the number of people in Palatine was counted and was 65,479. There were 68,557 people in Palatine in 2010.

History[change | edit source]

Palatine was made in 1866, close to a train station that went to Chicago and other cities. The village has been growing a lot since the 1970s, like the other cities around Chicago.

People[change | edit source]

Palatine has many different kinds of people. There are poor, normal, and rich people in the village. Some say there are over 100 languages spoken in Palatine.

Education[change | edit source]

Palatine has a lot of schools for the people. Palatine has two high schools, Palatine High School and William Fremd High School; and a college, William Rainey Harper College. The high schools, as well as the library, have gotten big awards from the whole country.

There are nine public elementary schools:

  • Jane Addams School
  • Hunting Ridge School
  • Marion Jordan School
  • Lake Louise School
  • Lincoln School
  • Pleasant Hill School
  • Stuart R. Paddock School
  • Gray M. Sanborn School
  • Virginia Lake School

There is also a combined kindergarten-through-eighth grade school, Winston Campus, which is Winston Churchill School and Winston Park Junior High combined.

Palatine also has three preschool-through-eighth grade schools:

  • Saint Theresa (Catholic)
  • Saint Thomas of Villanova (Catholic)
  • Immanuel Lutheran (Lutheran)

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