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Welcome to Wadsworth ...

The village of Wadsworth is located in Lake County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Wadsworth: WAHDZ-werth<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wadsworth has a population of 3,655 people<4> (see below for details).

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

Wadsworth is 720 feet [219 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Telephone area codes for Wadsworth: (847) & (224)<6>

The ZIP code for Wadsworth: 60083<7>

Websites for Wadsworth ...

Official Website: www.villageofwadsworth.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wadsworth had an population of 3,655 people. This is a decrease of 4.19% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 18.55% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wadsworth had a population of 3,815 people. This makes Wadsworth the county's 33rd most populous community.

The population of Wadsworth represents 0.03% of the population of Illinois (which has 12,830,632 people), making it the state's 380th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,815 people, the population of Wadsworth increased 23.74% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,083 people).

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

Communities Also Named Wadsworth ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Wadsworth - they are located in Alabama, Kansas (2), Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina and Texas.

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

Communities near Wadsworth ...

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

  • Kenosha [Kenosha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kenosha
    • Kenosha [Kenosha County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<8> to the north of Wadsworth
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 99,570 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kenosha
  • Buffalo Grove [Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buffalo Grove
    • Buffalo Grove [Lake County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<8> to the south of Wadsworth
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 40,161 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buffalo Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo Grove
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buffalo Grove<9>
  • Mundelein [Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mundelein
    • Mundelein [Lake County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<8> to the southwest of Wadsworth
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,945 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mundelein have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mundelein
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mundelein<9>
  • North Chicago [Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Chicago
    • North Chicago [Lake County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<8> to the south of Wadsworth
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,639 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Chicago
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Highland Park [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highland Park
      • Highland Park [Lake County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<8> to the south of Wadsworth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,427 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highland Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highland Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Highland Park<9>
    • Round Lake Beach [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Round Lake Beach
      • Round Lake Beach [Lake County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<8> to the west of Wadsworth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,919 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Round Lake Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Round Lake Beach
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Round Lake Beach<9>
    • Vernon Hills [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vernon Hills
      • Vernon Hills [Lake County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<8> to the south of Wadsworth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,425 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vernon Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vernon Hills
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vernon Hills<9>
    • Pleasant Prairie [Kenosha County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Prairie
      • Pleasant Prairie [Kenosha County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<8> to the north of Wadsworth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,373 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Prairie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Prairie
    • Grayslake [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grayslake
      • Grayslake [Lake County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<8> to the southwest of Wadsworth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,584 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grayslake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grayslake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grayslake<9>
    • Libertyville [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Libertyville
      • Libertyville [Lake County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<8> to the south of Wadsworth
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,155 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Libertyville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Libertyville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Libertyville<9>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wadsworth ...

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

Adding Wadsworth to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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About Lake County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Wadsworth: www.villageofwadsworth.org/

The official website for Lake County: www.co.lake.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 Lake, 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 Wadsworth. 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 Wadsworth.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wadsworth - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Area code (224) is an overlay for area code (847).
<7>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 Wadsworth). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Wadsworth or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<8>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- Wadsworth) 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 Wadsworth. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WadsworthOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wadsworth. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.4234, Longitude: -87.9004       In this case, the coordinates for Wadsworth have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<9>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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