Joliet, Illinois

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Joliet, Illinois
City of Joliet
Etymology: Louis Jolliet
Location of Joliet in Will and Kendall counties in Illinois
Location of Joliet in Will and Kendall counties in Illinois
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 41°31′14″N 88°09′02″W / 41.52056°N 88.15056°W / 41.52056; -88.15056Coordinates: 41°31′14″N 88°09′02″W / 41.52056°N 88.15056°W / 41.52056; -88.15056
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountiesWill, Kendall
TownshipsJoliet, Troy, Plainfield, Lockport, New Lenox, Jackson, Channahon, Seward, Na-Au-Say
Settled1833
Incorporated1852
Government
 • TypeCouncil-manager
 • MayorBob O'Dekirk (R)
Area
 • Total65.09 sq mi (168.60 km2)
 • Land64.43 sq mi (166.88 km2)
 • Water0.66 sq mi (1.72 km2)
Elevation
614 ft (187 m)
Population
 • Total147,433
 • Estimate 
(2018)[3]
148,099
 • Rank324234
 • Density2,301.10/sq mi (888.45/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Zip codes
60431, 60432, 60433, 60434, 60435, 60436, 60586
Area codes815, 779
FIPS code17-38570
DemonymJolietan
Wikimedia CommonsJoliet, Illinois
Websitewww.cityofjoliet.info
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Joliet is a city of Illinois in the United States. Joliet is 40 miles southwest of Chicago, and is the county seat of Will County. About 106,000 people lived in Joliet as of the year 2000, and about 146,000 people lived in Joliet as of the year 2007. Joliet is one of Illinois' quickest growing cities, and one of the quickest growing cities in the United States.[source?] It is also home to the Chicagoland Speedway used by NASCAR annually.

References[change | change source]

  1. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 30, 2017.
  2. "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved October 8, 2017.
  3. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved July 13, 2019.
  4. "Draft Consolidated Plan 2010" (PDF). City of Joliet. November 5, 2009. pp. 9, 35. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 6, 2010. Retrieved March 2, 2010. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)