Lake County, Illinois

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Lake County, Illinois
Great Lakes Bldg 1.jpg
Location within Illinois
Location within Illinois
Map of the United States highlighting Illinois
Illinois's location within the U.S.
FoundedMarch 1, 1839
Named forLake Michigan
SeatWaukegan
Largest cityWaukegan
Area
 • Total1,368 sq mi (3,543 km2)
 • Land444 sq mi (1,150 km2)
 • Water925 sq mi (2,396 km2), 67.6%
Population
 • (2010)703,462
 • Density1,586/sq mi (612/km2)
Congressional districts6th, 10th, 14th
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5
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.