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Welcome to Alsip ...

The village of Alsip is located in Cook County.

The location of Alsip has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Alsip has a population of 19,079 people<2> (see below for details).

Alsip is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Alsip lies within the (708) area code.

The ZIP code for Alsip: 60803<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Alsip had a population of 19,277 people. This makes Alsip the county's 42nd most populous community.

The population of Alsip represents 0.15% of the total population of Illinois (which has 12,830,632 people), making it the state's 128th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 19,277 people, the population of Alsip decreased 2.27% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 19,725 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Alsip had an population of 19,079 people. This is a decrease of 1.03% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.28% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Alsip ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Alsip and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017
Berwyn   [Map]   55,550   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bolingbrook   [Map]   75,201   W   18 miles [29 km]
Chicago   [Map]   2,716,450   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cicero   [Map]   82,552   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Downers Grove   [Map]   49,540   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Elmhurst   [Map]   46,662   NW   18 miles [29 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Alsip.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alsip. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alsip. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alsip.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Alsip:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alsip ...

Looking for more information about Alsip? 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 Alsip, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Alsip.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alsip.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alsip - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 Alsip). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Alsip or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alsip) 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 Alsip. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alsip

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alsip. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6702, Longitude: -87.7365     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alsip have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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