Gurnee, Illinois

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Gurnee (/ˈɡɜːrˌn/) is a village in Lake County, Illinois, United States. Its population was 31,295 as of the 2010 census.[1] It borders the city of Waukegan and is thought to be a part of the Chicago metropolitan area. It is named after Mayor of Chicago Walter S. Gurnee.

It is best known for being the location of Six Flags Great America and Gurnee Mills, together drawing over 26 million visitors annually.[2]

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  1. "US Census Bureau". Archived from the original on 2013-01-20. Retrieved 2013-10-09.
  2. Susnjara, Bob (2008-02-29). "Daily Herald | Today's the day for Gurnee water park splash". Archived from the original on 2014-10-06. Retrieved 2013-10-09.