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Welcome to Algonquin ...

The village of Algonquin is primarily located in McHenry County<1>. A portion of Algonquin extends into Kane County.

The location of Algonquin has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

The pronunciation of Algonquin: al-GAHN-kwin<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Algonquin has a population of 30,910 people<4> (see below for details).

Algonquin is 880 feet [268 m] above sea level.<5>.

Time Zone: Algonquin lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Algonquin: (847) and (224)<6>

The ZIP code for Algonquin: 60102<7>

Websites for Algonquin ...

Official Website: www.algonquin.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Algonquin had an population of 30,910 people. This is an increase of 2.88% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 32.8% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Algonquin had a population of 30,046 people (or 9.73% of the total population of McHenry County). This makes Algonquin the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Algonquin represents 0.23% of the total population of Illinois (which has 12,830,632 people), making it the state's 66th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 30,046 people, the population of Algonquin increased 29.09% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 23,276 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Algonquin.

Communities Also Named Algonquin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Algonquin - they are located in Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Ontario and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Algonquin.

Communities near Algonquin ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Algonquin.

  • Elgin [Kane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elgin
    • Elgin [Kane County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<8> to the south of Algonquin
    • Estimated population in 2018: 111,683 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elgin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elgin<9>
  • Arlington Heights [Cook County]
  • Schaumburg [Cook County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schaumburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Schaumburg
    • Schaumburg [Cook County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<8> to the southeast of Algonquin
    • Estimated population in 2018: 73,509 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Schaumburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Schaumburg<9>
  • Palatine [Cook County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palatine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palatine
    • Palatine [Cook County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<8> to the east of Algonquin
    • Estimated population in 2018: 68,053 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palatine
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palatine<9>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hoffman Estates [Cook County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hoffman Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoffman Estates
      • Hoffman Estates [Cook County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<8> to the southeast of Algonquin
      • Estimated population in 2018: 51,197 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoffman Estates
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hoffman Estates<9>
    • Bartlett [DuPage County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bartlett have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bartlett
      • Bartlett [DuPage County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<8> to the southeast of Algonquin
      • Estimated population in 2018: 40,931 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bartlett
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bartlett<9>
    • Buffalo Grove [Lake County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buffalo Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buffalo Grove
      • Buffalo Grove [Lake County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<8> to the east of Algonquin
      • Estimated population in 2018: 40,853 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buffalo Grove<9>
    • Carol Stream [DuPage County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carol Stream have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carol Stream
      • Carol Stream [DuPage County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<8> to the southeast of Algonquin
      • Estimated population in 2018: 39,601 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carol Stream
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carol Stream<9>
    • Streamwood [Cook County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Streamwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Streamwood
      • Streamwood [Cook County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<8> to the southeast of Algonquin
      • Estimated population in 2018: 39,570 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Streamwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Streamwood<9>
    • Hanover Park [Cook County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hanover Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hanover Park
      • Hanover Park [Cook County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<8> to the southeast of Algonquin
      • Estimated population in 2018: 37,747 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hanover Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hanover Park<9>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Algonquin. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Algonquin.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Algonquin. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Algonquin.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Algonquin. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Algonquin.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Algonquin ...

Looking for more information about Algonquin? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Algonquin, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Algonquin.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Illinois

About McHenry County

About Illinois

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Algonquin: www.algonquin.org/

The official website for McHenry County: www.co.mchenry.il.us/

The official website for State of Illinois: https://illinois.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Illinois' counties, including McHenry, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Algonquin. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Algonquin.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Algonquin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Area code (224) is an overlay for area code (847).
<7>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a village (such as Algonquin). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Algonquin or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<8>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Algonquin) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Algonquin. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Algonquin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Algonquin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.1630, Longitude: -88.3152       In this case, the coordinates for Algonquin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<9>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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