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Welcome to Cicero ...

The town of Cicero is located in Cook County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Cicero: SIS-uh-roh<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Cicero has a population of 80,692 people<4> (see below for details).

While we don't have a date for the establishment of Cicero, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated February 28, 1867.

Cicero is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Cicero lies within the (708) area code.

The ZIP code for Cicero: 60804<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cicero had an population of 80,692 people. This is a decrease of 3.81% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.75% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cicero had a population of 83,891 people. This makes Cicero the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Cicero represents 0.65% of the total population of Illinois (which has 12,830,632 people), making it the state's 10th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 83,891 people, the population of Cicero decreased 2.01% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 85,616 people).

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

Communities Also Named Cicero ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Cicero - they are located in California, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, New York, Ohio, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Cicero ...

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

  • Chicago [Cook County]
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    • Chicago [Cook County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the east of Cicero
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,677,643 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chicago
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chicago<8>
  • Evanston [Cook County]
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    • Evanston [Cook County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the north of Cicero
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 72,683 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evanston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Evanston<8>
  • Skokie [Cook County]
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    • Skokie [Cook County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the north of Cicero
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 62,404 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Skokie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Skokie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Skokie<8>
  • Des Plaines [Cook County]
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    • Des Plaines [Cook County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the northwest of Cicero
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 58,179 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Des Plaines have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Des Plaines<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Orland Park [Cook County]
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      • Orland Park [Cook County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the south of Cicero
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 57,347 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orland Park<8>
    • Tinley Park [Cook County]
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      • Tinley Park [Cook County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the south of Cicero
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 55,221 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tinley Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tinley Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tinley Park<8>
    • Oak Lawn [Cook County]
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      • Oak Lawn [Cook County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the south of Cicero
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 54,376 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Lawn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Lawn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Lawn<8>
    • Mount Prospect [Cook County]
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      • Mount Prospect [Cook County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the northwest of Cicero
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,299 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Prospect have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Prospect
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Prospect<8>
    • Wheaton [DuPage County]
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      • Wheaton [DuPage County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the west of Cicero
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 52,451 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wheaton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wheaton<8>
    • Downers Grove [DuPage County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Downers Grove
      • Downers Grove [DuPage County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the west of Cicero
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 48,727 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Downers Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Downers Grove<8>

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 Cicero. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cicero.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Cicero. 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 Cicero.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cicero. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Cicero.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cicero ...

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

Adding Cicero to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Cicero in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Cicero was on a map titled Road Map for Illinois (from Shell Oil, 1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Cicero on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Illinois

About Cook County

About Illinois

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cicero. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Cook County: www.co.cook.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 Cook, 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 Cicero. 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 Cicero.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cicero - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>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 town (such as Cicero). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Cicero or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cicero) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Cicero. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CiceroOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cicero. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.8445, Longitude: -87.7592       In this case, the coordinates for Cicero have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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