Other cities in the 224 area code include: Evanston, Skokie, Arlington Heights, Libertyville, Caseyville, Buffalo Grove, Antioch, Wauconda, Zion, Huntley, Bensenville, Franklin Park, Cary, Morton Grove, Lake In The Hills, Barrington, Wood Dale, Winnetka, Schiller Park, Hanover Park, Hampshire, North Chicago, Gilberts, Lake Forest, Winthrop Harbor, Mchenry, Lake Bluff, Highwood, Island Lake, Round Lake, Fox River Grove, Park Ridge, Highland Park, Kenilworth, Burlington, Mundelein, Streamwood, Des Plaines, Grayslake, Golf, Fox Lake, Northbrook, Mineral, Wadsworth, and Deerfield.
Waukegan / w ɔː ˈ k iː ɡ ən / is a city and the county seat of Lake County, Illinois, United States. It is part of the Chicago Metropolitan Area. As of the 2013 census estimate, the city had a population of 88,826. 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.
Elgin is a city in Cook and Kane counties in the northern part of the U.S. state of Illinois. Located roughly 35 mi (56 km) northwest of Chicago, it lies along the Fox River. As of 2013, the city had a total population of 110,145, making it the eighth-largest city in Illinois.
Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is the most populous city in the state of Illinois, and the Midwestern United States. It is the county seat of Cook County. The Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, has nearly 10 million people and is the third-largest in the U.S. Chicago is called the architecture capital of the United States. In terms of wealth and economy, Chicago is considered one of the most important business centers in the world. Chicago was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed, and grew rapidly in the mid-nineteenth century.
The 224 area code lies within the Central Daylight Time Zone (or CDT). The current time in CDT is 9:48 PM on Jul 15, 2020.