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The population of Gurnee is approximately 13,701 (1990), 31295 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 5,571 (1990), 11536 (2010).

The amount of land area in Gurnee is 28.693 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.018 sq kilometers.
The distance from Gurnee to Washington DC is 645 miles. The distance to the Illinois state capital is 202 miles. (as the crow flies)
Gurnee is positioned 42.37 degrees north of the equator and 87.93 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Gurnee location: north of Chicago near Lake Michigan

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Gurnee history:

Gurnee was known by many different names since the time it was settled in the 1830's - Wentworth, O-Plain and Gurnee Station.

A history page for Gurnee.
The incorporation date of Gurnee: March 7, 1928

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Gurnee attractions:

Six Flags Great America
Grand Ave.
Gurnee, IL
PHone: 847-249-1776
A family-oriented theme park with rides, water and featuring nine roller coasters.

Gurnee Days
Gurnee Days is held during the second full weekend in August and most of the events take place in the Village Center

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