Palatine, Illinois

Coordinates: 42°07′01″N 88°02′26″W / 42.11694°N 88.04056°W / 42.11694; -88.04056
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Village of Palatine
P-ville, P-town
A Real Hometown
Coordinates: 42°07′01″N 88°02′26″W / 42.11694°N 88.04056°W / 42.11694; -88.04056
CountryUnited States
 • MayorJim Schwantz
Elevation741 ft (226 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Zip code
60038, 60055, 60067, 60074, 60078, 60094, 60095
Area code(s)847, 224

Palatine is a village in the state of Illinois. It is north west of Chicago, the biggest city in Illinois. There were 67,908 people in Palatine in 2020.[2]

History[change | change 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 | change 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.[source?]

In 2000, the number of people in Palatine was counted and was 65,479. There were 68,557 people in Palatine in 2010. There were 67,908 people in Palatine in 2020.[2]

Education[change | change 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)

References[change | change source]

  1. "USGS detail on Newtown". Retrieved 2007-10-21.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Total Population in Palatine Village, Illinois is 67,908".