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Welcome to Berwyn ...
The city of Berwyn is located in Cook County<1>.
The pronunciation of Berwyn: BER-win<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Berwyn has a population of 54,336 people<3> (see below for details).
Berwyn is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Berwyn lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Berwyn: (708)
The ZIP code for Berwyn: 60402<5>
We don't have a date for the establishment of Berwyn.
Websites for Berwyn ...
Official Website: www.berwyn-il.gov/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Berwyn had an population of 54,336 people. This is a decrease of 4.1% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.59% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Berwyn had a population of 56,657 people. This makes Berwyn the county's 12th most populous community.
The population of Berwyn represents 0.44% of the population of Illinois (which has 12,830,632 people), making it the state's 24th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 56,657 people, the population of Berwyn increased 4.89% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 54,016 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Berwyn.
Communities Also Named Berwyn ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 7 communities that are also named Berwyn - they are located in Alberta, Maryland, Nebraska, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Berwyn.
Communities near Berwyn ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Berwyn.
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 Berwyn. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Berwyn.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Berwyn. 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 Berwyn.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Berwyn. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Berwyn.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Berwyn ...
Looking for more information about Berwyn? 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.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Berwyn, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Berwyn.
Adding Berwyn to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Berwyn in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Berwyn was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<9>
We also found Berwyn in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Berwyn.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Berwyn: www.berwyn-il.gov/
The official website for Cook County: www.co.cook.il.us/
The official website for State of Illinois: https://illinois.gov
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This page was last modified/updated: 04 Jun 2023