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Northlake
Cook County, Illinois

ZipCodes
60164

Motto
"City of Friendly People"



Page Contents for Northlake, Illinois

Statistics & Facts

History & History-related items

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Libraries.



Statistics & Facts

The Illinois state capital is Springfield.
The population of Northlake is approximately 12,505 1990, 12323 2010.
The approximate number of families is 4,344 1990, 3983 2010.
The amount of land area in Northlake is 7.865 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Northlake to Washington DC is 632 miles.
The distance to the Illinois state capital is 175 miles. (as the crow flies)
Northlake is positioned 41.91 degrees north of the equator and 87.90 degrees west of the prime meridian.


History & History Related Items

Northlake was once known as "the City that Confidence built."

Here is a history page for Northlake.

The name "Northlake" came about by the existence of two of the village's main thoroughfares - North Avenue and Lake Street - which, coming through and out of Chicago, converge at a 45-degree angle at the westernmost limits of the City.

Before the US entered World War II, many people came into the area to work at the Buick Defense Plant in Melrose Park. Because so many from Chicago were working at the plant, there became a great need for housing. The area just west of the plant was pastureland which was bought up by Midland Development Company to build houses. The marked the beginning of Northlake. e
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The incorporation of Northlake

1949


Northlake City Government

City of Northlake
Email: northlakecity@earthlink.net

The city is governed by a full-time mayor and 8 elected aldermen.

Mayor Jeffrey T. Sherwin 11-2000

Northlake Chamber

Northlake Chamber of Commerce
Phone: 708 562-3110.

Northlake Organizations

Northlake Chamber of Commerce
Phone: 708 562-3110.

Northlake Libraries

Northlake Public Library District
231 N. Wolf Road
Northlake, Illinois 60461
Phone: 708 562-2301
Fax: 708 562-8120
E-mail us: nls@sls.lib.il.us

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