Village of Palatine
A Real Hometown
|• Mayor||Jim Schwantz|
|Elevation||741 ft (226 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
60038, 60055, 60067, 60074, 60078, 60094, 60095
|Area code(s)||847, 224|
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.
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]
- "USGS detail on Newtown". Retrieved 2007-10-21.
- "Total Population in Palatine Village, Illinois is 67,908".