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Welcome to Winthrop Harbor ...

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

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

The pronunciation of Winthrop Harbor: WIN-thruhp<3>

A typical abbreviation for Winthrop Harbor: Winthrop Hbr. (or less commonly used: Winthrop Harb. or Winthrop Hrbr.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Winthrop Harbor has a population of 6,615 people<4> (see below for details).

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

Winthrop Harbor is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Area codes for Winthrop Harbor: (847) and (224)<6>

The ZIP code for Winthrop Harbor: 60096<7>

Websites for Winthrop Harbor ...

Official Website: www.winthropharbor.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Winthrop Harbor had an population of 6,615 people. This is a decrease of 1.88% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.82% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Winthrop Harbor had a population of 6,742 people. This makes Winthrop Harbor the county's 27th most populous community.

The population of Winthrop Harbor represents 0.05% of the total population of Illinois (which has 12,830,632 people), making it the state's 288th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,742 people, the population of Winthrop Harbor increased 1.08% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,670 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Winthrop Harbor.

Communities near Winthrop Harbor ...

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

  • Kenosha [Kenosha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kenosha
    • Kenosha [Kenosha County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<8> to the north of Winthrop Harbor
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 99,570 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kenosha
  • Waukegan [Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waukegan
    • Waukegan [Lake County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<8> to the south of Winthrop Harbor
    • 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<9>
  • Racine [Racine County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Racine
    • Racine [Racine County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<8> to the north of Winthrop Harbor
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 76,237 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Racine
  • Mundelein [Lake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mundelein
    • Mundelein [Lake County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<8> to the southwest of Winthrop Harbor
    • 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>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Gurnee [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gurnee
      • Gurnee [Lake County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<8> to the southwest of Winthrop Harbor
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,168 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gurnee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gurnee<9>
    • North Chicago [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Chicago
      • North Chicago [Lake County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<8> to the south of Winthrop Harbor
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,639 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Chicago
    • Mount Pleasant [Racine County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Pleasant
      • Mount Pleasant [Racine County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<8> to the north of Winthrop Harbor
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,048 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Pleasant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant
    • Round Lake Beach [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Round Lake Beach
      • Round Lake Beach [Lake County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<8> to the southwest of Winthrop Harbor
      • 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 18 miles [29 km]<8> to the south of Winthrop Harbor
      • 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>
    • Grayslake [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grayslake
      • Grayslake [Lake County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<8> to the southwest of Winthrop Harbor
      • 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>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Winthrop Harbor ...

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

Adding Winthrop Harbor to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Winthrop Harbor 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 Winthrop Harbor was on a map titled Road Map for Illinois (from Shell Oil, 1956).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Illinois

About Lake County

About Illinois

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Winthrop Harbor: www.winthropharbor.com/

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 Winthrop Harbor. 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 Winthrop Harbor.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Winthrop Harbor - 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 Winthrop Harbor). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Winthrop Harbor 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Winthrop Harbor) 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 Winthrop Harbor. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Winthrop HarborOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Winthrop Harbor. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.4806, Longitude: -87.8291       In this case, the coordinates for Winthrop Harbor 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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