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Oak Lawn, Illinois
Welcome to Oak Lawn ...
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.
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.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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
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This page was last modified: 08 Aug 2022