Proviso Township, Cook County, Illinois

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Proviso Township
Location in Cook County
Location in Cook County
Cook County's location in Illinois
Cook County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°51′52″N 87°52′14″W / 41.86444°N 87.87056°W / 41.86444; -87.87056Coordinates: 41°51′52″N 87°52′14″W / 41.86444°N 87.87056°W / 41.86444; -87.87056
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyCook
Government
 • TypeTownship
 • SupervisorMichael Corrigan
Area
 • Total29.68 sq mi (76.86 km2)
 • Land29.68 sq mi (76.86 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation
627 ft (191 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
150,408
 • Density5,112/sq mi (1,973.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
60104, 60126, 60130, 60141, 60153, 60154, 60155, 60160, 60162, 60163, 60164, 60165, 60305, 60513, 60521, 60525, 60526, 60546, 60558
Area code(s)708
FIPS code17-031-62133
Websitewww.provisotownship.com

Proviso Township is one of 29 townships in Cook County, Illinois, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 151,704.[2]

It was organized in 1850 and originally named "Taylor".[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Proviso township, Cook County, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved March 21, 2013.
  3. History of Cook County, Illinois, ed. Weston A. Goodspeed and Daniel D. Healy (Chicago, 1909), pp. 299-300.