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Welcome to Oak Lawn ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Oak Lawn has a population of 54,956 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Oak Lawn is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Oak Lawn: (708)

The ZIP codes for Oak Lawn: 60453-60454<5>

Websites for Oak Lawn ...

Official Website: www.villageofoaklawn.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Oak Lawn had an population of 54,956 people. This is a decrease of 3.06% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.52% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Oak Lawn had a population of 56,690 people. This makes Oak Lawn the county's 11th most populous community.

The population of Oak Lawn represents 0.44% of the total population of Illinois (which has 12,830,632 people), making it the state's 23rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 56,690 people, the population of Oak Lawn increased 2.62% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 55,245 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Oak Lawn.

Communities Also Named Oak Lawn ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Oak Lawn - they are located in Alabama, Florida, North Carolina (2) and Virginia.

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

Communities near Oak Lawn ...

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

  • Chicago [Cook County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chicago
    • Chicago [Cook County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Oak Lawn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,677,643 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chicago
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chicago<7>
  • Cicero [Cook County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cicero
    • Cicero [Cook County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the north of Oak Lawn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 79,727 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cicero have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cicero
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cicero<7>
  • Hammond [Lake County]
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    • Hammond [Lake County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Oak Lawn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 75,342 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hammond
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hammond<7>
  • Bolingbrook [Will County]
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    • Bolingbrook [Will County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Oak Lawn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 74,025 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bolingbrook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bolingbrook
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bolingbrook<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Orland Park [Cook County]
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      • Orland Park [Cook County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Oak Lawn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 57,347 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orland Park<7>
    • Tinley Park [Cook County]
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      • Tinley Park [Cook County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Oak Lawn
      • 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<7>
    • Berwyn [Cook County]
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      • Berwyn [Cook County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the north of Oak Lawn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,701 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Berwyn
    • Oak Park [Cook County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Park
      • Oak Park [Cook County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Oak Lawn
      • 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<7>
    • Downers Grove [DuPage County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Downers Grove
      • Downers Grove [DuPage County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Oak Lawn
      • 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<7>
    • Elmhurst [DuPage County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elmhurst
      • Elmhurst [DuPage County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Oak Lawn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 46,532 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elmhurst have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elmhurst
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elmhurst<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oak Lawn ...

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

Adding Oak Lawn to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Oak Lawn 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 Oak Lawn was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Illinois

About Cook County

About Illinois

The official website for Oak Lawn: www.villageofoaklawn.com/

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 Oak Lawn.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oak Lawn - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Oak Lawn). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Oak Lawn or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Oak Lawn includes: 60453 & 60454.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Oak Lawn) 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 Oak Lawn. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Oak LawnOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oak Lawn. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7140, Longitude: -87.7528       In this case, the coordinates for Oak Lawn have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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