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Welcome to Northbrook ...

The village of Northbrook is located in Cook County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Northbrook has a population of 32,926 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Northbrook.

Northbrook is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Northbrook: (847) and (224)<5>

The ZIP codes for Northbrook: 60062, 60065<6>

Websites for Northbrook ...

Official Website: www.northbrook.il.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Northbrook had an population of 32,926 people. This is a decrease of 0.74% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.52% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Northbrook had a population of 33,170 people. This makes Northbrook the county's 22nd most populous community.

The population of Northbrook represents 0.26% of the population of Illinois (which has 12,830,632 people), making it the state's 55th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 33,170 people, the population of Northbrook has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 33,435 people).

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

Communities Also Named Northbrook ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Illinois communities named Northbrook: This one is located in Cook County and the other is located in Adams County.

Beyond Illinois, there are 7 communities that are also named Northbrook - they are located in Maryland, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Texas.

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

Communities near Northbrook ...

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

  • Waukegan [Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waukegan
    • Waukegan [Lake County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the north of Northbrook
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,453 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waukegan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waukegan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waukegan<8>
  • Arlington Heights [Cook County]
  • Evanston [Cook County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evanston
    • Evanston [Cook County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the southeast of Northbrook
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 72,683 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evanston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Evanston<8>
  • Schaumburg [Cook County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Schaumburg
    • Schaumburg [Cook County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the southwest of Northbrook
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 72,049 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Schaumburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Schaumburg<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Palatine [Cook County]
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      • Palatine [Cook County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the west of Northbrook
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 66,830 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Palatine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palatine<8>
    • Skokie [Cook County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skokie
      • Skokie [Cook County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the southeast of Northbrook
      • 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]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Des Plaines
      • Des Plaines [Cook County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the southwest of Northbrook
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Des Plaines
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Des Plaines<8>
    • Berwyn [Cook County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Berwyn
      • Berwyn [Cook County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the south of Northbrook
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,701 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berwyn
    • Mount Prospect [Cook County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Prospect
      • Mount Prospect [Cook County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the southwest of Northbrook
      • 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>
    • Oak Park [Cook County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Park
      • Oak Park [Cook County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the south of Northbrook
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 51,852 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Park<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 Northbrook. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Northbrook.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Northbrook. See our Newspapers Page for Northbrook.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Northbrook ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Northbrook: www.northbrook.il.us/

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Northbrook.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Northbrook - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (224) is an overlay for area code (847).
<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 village (such as Northbrook). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Northbrook 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' (or 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- Northbrook) 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 Northbrook. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from NorthbrookOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Northbrook. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.1291, Longitude: -87.8351       In this case, the coordinates for Northbrook 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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