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Page Contents for Gurnee, Illinois

Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.


Statistics & Facts

The Illinois state capital is Springfield.
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.


north of Chicago near Lake Michigan
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History & History Related Items

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.
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The incorporation of Gurnee

March 7, 1928


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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Gurnee City Government

The Village of Gurnee

Gurnee Village Hall
325 N. O'Plaine Road
Gurnee, IL 60031-2610
Telephone: (847) 623-7650
FAX: (847) 623-9475

The Village is governed by a Board of Trustees which is composed of six Trustees, Village President, and Village Clerk. All are elected at large on staggered four-year terms every two years.

Gurnee Chamber

Lake County Chamber-Commerce
5221 Grand Ave
Gurnee, IL 60031-1818
Phone: 847-249-3800

Gurnee Organizations

Lake County Chamber-Commerce
5221 Grand Ave
Gurnee, IL 60031-1818
Phone: 847-249-3800

Gurnee Libraries

Warren Newport Public Library
224 N. O'Plaine Road
Gurnee, IL 60031

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