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Waukegan, Illinois

Full nameCity of Waukegan, Illinois
Official nameCity of Waukegan, Illinois
CountryUnited States
Incorporated1849 (Town)
IncorporatedFebruary 23, 1859 (City)
MayorRobert Sabonjian Party: Independent party
Total Area23.1 sq mi (59.8 km2)
Land Area23.0 sq mi (59.6 km2)
Water Area0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation669 ft (203.9 m)
Total Population91, 454 (2000)
Density (pop.)1474.4/km2 (3819.8/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneCST (UTC-6)
- Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes60085, 60086, 60087, 60088

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Waukegan ( ) is a city and county seat of Lake County, Illinois. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 87,901. A 2003 census estimated the city population to be 91,452. It is the ninth-largest city in Illinois by population. It is the fifth-largest city on the western shore of Lake Michigan, after Chicago, Milwaukee, Green Bay, and Kenosha, Wisconsin.

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