Lake County, Illinois

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Lake County
Naval Station Great Lakes
Map of Illinois highlighting Lake County
Location within the U.S. state of Illinois
Map of the United States highlighting Illinois
Illinois's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 42°26′N 87°47′W / 42.43°N 87.78°W / 42.43; -87.78
Country United States
State Illinois
FoundedMarch 1, 1839
Named forLake Michigan
SeatWaukegan
Largest cityWaukegan
Area
 • Total1,368 sq mi (3,540 km2)
 • Land444 sq mi (1,150 km2)
 • Water925 sq mi (2,400 km2)  67.6%%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total703,462
 • Density1,586/sq mi (612/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional districts6th, 10th, 14th
Websitewww.lakecountyil.gov

Lake County is a county in the Northeast Illinois. As of the 2010 census, the population was 703,462.[1] Some of the main cities are Waukegan and Libertyville.

References[change | change source]

  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved November 5, 2015.