How to Determine Your Cook County Township

Cook County Property Tax AppealWhen appealing your property taxes, you first need to identify in what township you live.

This may be straightforward if you live in Evanston or Oak Park, but where is Bloom, Bremen, Lake, and South Chicago? These latter examples do not relate to a particular suburb or Chicago neighborhood.

4 Methods

There are four ways to determine in what Cook County township you live:

  1. Check your property tax bill (top right) – get a copy mailed to you here
  2. Call the Cook County Assessor’s Office at (312) 443-7550
  3. Visit the Cook County Assessor’s Office website and enter your PIN or address
  4. View the township table below

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Below is a Cook County township map, followed by boundaries for each township.

Cook County Township Map

Cook County Townships & Boundaries

Cook County Townships North
Border
South
Border
West
Border
East
Border
Cities, Towns & Villages
Barrington McHenry/Lake
County Line
Central Kane
County Line
Huntington
  • Barrington
  • Barrington Hills (south 3/4)
  • East Dundee
  • Hoffman Estates
  • Inverness (west 1/4)
  • South Barrington
Berwyn n/a (township borders match those of the suburb)
Bloom 183rd 231st Western Ave. Indiana
State Line
  • Chicago Heights
  • Flossmoor
  • Ford Heights
  • Glenwood (almost all)
  • Homewood (portion)
  • Lansing
  • Lynwood
  • Olympia Fields
  • Park Forest
  • Sauk Village (almost all)
  • South Chicago Heights
  • Steger
Bremen 135th 183rd Harlem Ave. Western Ave.
  • Oak Forest
  • Midlothian
  • Posen
  • Robbins
  • Blue Island (portion)
  • Homewood (portion)
  • Orland Park (portion)
  • Tinley Park (portion)
  • Crestwood (portion)
  • Hazel Crest (portion)
  • Markham (portion)
  • Country Club Hills (portion)
  • Harvey (the very Western edge)
Calumet 119th 138th Western Ave. See Map
  • Blue Island (east half)
  • Calumet Park
  • Riverdale
Cicero n/a (township borders match those of the suburb)
Elk Grove Central Devon Ave. Rohlwing/I290 Mount Prospect
Road
  • Arlington Heights
  • Elk Grove Village
  • Mount Prospect
  • Rolling Meadows
  • Schaumburg (east edge)
  • Wood Dale
  • Des Plaines (west edge)
Evanston n/a (township borders match those of the suburb)
Hanover Central Devon Ave. Kane County
Line
Barrington Rd.
  • Bartlett
  • Elgin
  • Hanover Park
  • Hoffman Estates
  • Schaumburg (west edge)
  • South Barrington (south edge)
  • Streamwood
Hyde Park Pershing (39th) 138th State St. Lake Michigan
/
Indiana
State Line
  • Avalon Park
  • Burnside
  • Calumet Heights
  • Chatham (portion)
  • East Side
  • Grand Boulevard (portion)
  • Greater Grand Crossing (portion)
  • Hegewisch
  • Hyde Park
  • Kenwood
  • Oakland (portion)
  • Pullman
  • Riverdale
  • Roseland (portion)
  • South Chicago
  • South Deering
  • South Shore
  • Washington Park (portion)
  • West Pullman (portion)
  • Woodlawn
Jefferson Devon Ave. North Ave. Harlem Ave. Western Ave.
  • Albany Park
  • Avondale
  • Belmont-Cragin
  • Dunning
  • Forest Glen
  • Hermosa
  • Irving Park
  • Jefferson Park
  • Logan Square
  • Montclare
  • Portage Park
Lake Pershing (39th) City of Chicago
Border
City of Chicago
Border
State St.
  • Back of the Yards
  • Englewood
Lake View Devon Ave. Fullerton Ave. Western Ave. Lake Michigan
  • Bucktown
  • Edgewater
  • Lakeview
  • Lincoln Park
  • Lincoln Square
  • North Center
  • Old Town Triangle
  • Ravenswood
  • Roscoe Village
  • Uptown
  • Wrigleyville
Lemont Bluff/DuPage County Border 135th Smith Rd. County Line Rd.
  • Lemont
  • Palos Park (west edge)
  • Willow Springs
  • Woodridge
Leyden Devon Ave. North Ave. Harlem Ave. Western Ave.
  • Bensenville (east portion)
  • Elmwood Park
  • Franklin Park
  • Melrose Park (north portion)
  • Norridge (west edge)
  • Northlake (north portion)
  • Park Ridge (south edge)
  • River Grove
  • Rosemont (southeast 3/4)
  • Schiller Park
Lyons 39th 87th County Line Rd. Harlem Ave.
  • Bedford Park
  • Bridgeview
  • Brookfield
  • Burr Ridge
  • Countryside
  • Hickory Hills
  • Hinsdale
  • Hodgkins
  • Indian Head Park
  • Justice
  • La Grange
  • La Grange Highlands
  • Lyons
  • McCook
  • Pleasantdale
  • Ridgewood
  • Riverside
  • Summit
  • Western Springs
  • Willow Springs
Maine Central Devon Ave. Mt. Prospect Rd. Harlem Ave.
  • Des Plaines
  • Glenview
  • Morton Grove
  • Niles
  • Park Ridge
  • Rosemont
New Trier Lake County Line Central/Evanston Border See Map Lake Michigan
  • Glencoe
  • Glenview (portion)
  • Kenilworth
  • Northfield (portion)
  • Wilmette
  • Winnetka
Niles Central Devon Ave. Harlem Ave. Just East of McCormick Rd.
  • Glenview
  • Golf
  • Lincolnwood
  • Morton Grove (east 3/4)
  • Niles (southeast half)
  • Skokie
North Chicago Fullerton Ave. Chicago River
(main stem)
Chicago River
(north branch)
Lake Michigan
  • Gold Coast
  • Loop
  • Old Town
  • River North
  • Streeterville
Northfield Lake County
Line
Central Des Plaines River
/
I-294 (approx.)
Harms Rd.
/
Prairie St.
  • Glencoe
  • Glenview
  • Northbrook (majority)
  • Northfield (west 3/4)
  • Prospect Heights (east edge)
  • Wilmette (west edge)
  • Des Plaines (north edge)
Norwood Park n/a (township borders match those of the suburb)
Oak Park n/a (township borders match those of the suburb)
Orland 135th 183rd Will County Rd.
(County Line)
Harlem Ave.
  • Orland Hills
  • Orland Park
  • Tinley Park
Palatine Lake County
Line
Central Huntington Rd.
/
Eastern Ave.
Wilke Rd.
  • Arlington Heights (west of Wilke Rd.)
  • Barrington
  • Deer Park
  • Hoffman Estates (northeast)
  • Inverness
  • Palatine
  • Rolling Meadows (north of Central Road
  • Schaumburg
  • South Barrington
Palos 87th 135th Will Cook Rd.
(Will County Line)
Harlem Ave.
  • Bridgeview (south 1/4)
  • Hickory Hills (south 3/4)
  • Orland Park (small northern part)
  • Palos Heights (west 1/2)
  • Palos Hills
  • Palos Park
  • Willow Springs (south portion)
  • Worth (west 1/4)
Proviso North Ave. 39th I-294 Harlem Ave.
  • Bellwood
  • Berkeley
  • Broadview
  • Brookfield (northwest 1/2)
  • Elmhurst (portion)
  • Forest Park
  • Hillside
  • La Grange Park (majority)
  • Maywood
  • Melrose Park
  • North Riverside
  • Northlake (south 1/4)
  • Oak Brook (parts)
  • Stone Park
  • Westchester
  • Western Springs (north portion)
Rich 183rd. 231st/Steger Harlem Ave. Western Ave.
  • Country Club Hills
  • Flossmoor (west 3/4)
  • Frankfort
  • Hazel Crest
  • Homewood
  • Matteson (majority)
  • Olympia Fields (vast majority)
  • Park Forest (north 3/4)
  • Richton Park
  • Tinley Park (portion)
  • University Park (portion)
River Forest n/a (township borders match those of the suburb)
Riverside n/a (township borders match those of the suburb)
Rogers Park Evanston Border Devon Ave. Kedzie Ave. Lake Michigan
  • East Rogers Park
  • West Rogers Park
Schaumburg Central Devon Ave. Barrington Rd. Route 53
  • Elk Grove Village
  • Hanover Park
  • Hoffman Estates
  • Rolling Meadows (south edge)
  • Roselle
  • Schaumburg
  • Streamwood
South Chicago Chicago River
(main stem)
Pershing (39th) Chicago River
(south branch)
/
Chicago Sanitary &
Ship Canal
Lake Michigan
  • Bridgeport
  • Brighton Park
  • Bronzeville
  • Lake Meadows
  • Loop
  • McKinley Park
  • Prairie Shores
  • South Loop
Stickney 65th 87th Harlem Ave. Cicero Ave.
(50)
  • Bedford Park (east 3/4)
  • Bridgeview
  • Burbank
  • Forest View (majority)
  • Stickney
Thornton 138th 183rd Western Ave. Indiana State
Line
  • Blue Island (southern edge)
  • Burnham
  • Calumet City
  • Dixmoor
  • Dolton
  • East Hazel Crest
  • Glenwood (northern 1/4)
  • Harvey
  • Hazel Crest
  • Homewood (northeast half)
  • Lansing (northern half)
  • Markham (eastern 1/4)
  • Phoenix
  • Posen
  • Riverdale
  • South Holland
  • Thornton
West Chicago North Ave. Pershing (39th) Harlem Ave. Chicago River
/
Chicago Sanitary &
Ship Canal
  • Austin
  • Belmont Central
  • Belmont Heights
  • Belmont Terrace
  • Big Oaks
  • Bucktown
  • Craigin
  • Dunning
  • Edison Park
  • Galewood
  • Garfield Park
  • Hanson Park
  • Heart of Chicago
  • Hermosa
  • Humboldt Park
  • Irving Park
  • Irving Woods
  • Jefferson Park
  • Kelvyn Park
  • Kilbourn Park
  • Lawndale
  • Little Village
  • Logan Square
  • Monteclare
  • O’Hare
  • Old Norwood
  • Oriole Park
  • Noble Square
  • Norwood Park
  • Pilsen
  • Portage Park
  • Schorsh Village
  • Tri-Taylor
  • UIC
  • Ukrainian Village
  • Union Ridge
  • West Loop
  • West Town
  • Wicker Park
Wheeling Lake County
Line
Central Wilke Rd. Des Plaines
River
/
I-294 (approx.)
  • Arlington Heights
  • Buffalo Grove
  • Des Plaines
  • Glenview
  • Mount Prospect
  • Northbrook
  • Palatine (east of 53)
  • Prospect Heights (majority)
  • Rolling Meadows
  • Wheeling (majority)
Worth 87th 135th Harlem Ave. Western Ave.
  • Alsip
  • Blue Island
  • Bridgeview
  • Chicago Ridge
  • Crestwood
  • Evergreen Park
  • Hometown
  • Merrionette Park
  • Oak Lawn
  • Palos Heights (east half)
  • Robbins (north 1/4)
  • Worth (east 3/4)
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