Other cities in the 847 area code include: Evanston, Skokie, Arlington Heights, Libertyville, Caseyville, Burbank, Buffalo Grove, Antioch, Wauconda, Zion, Huntley, Roselle, Bensenville, Franklin Park, Cary, Morton Grove, Lake In The Hills, Barrington, Wood Dale, La Grange Park, Justice, Winnetka, Schiller Park, Hanover Park, Clarendon Hills, Hampshire, North Chicago, Oak Brook, Gilberts, Lake Forest, Winthrop Harbor, Mchenry, Lake Bluff, Highwood, Island Lake, Round Lake, Fox River Grove, Park Ridge, Highland Park, Kenilworth, Burlington, Mundelein, Bridgeview, Itasca, and Streamwood.
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.
Arlington Heights is a town in Cook County in the U.S. state of Illinois. A suburb of Chicago, it lies about 25 miles (40 km) northwest of the city's downtown. The population was 75,101 at the 2010 census. It is the most populous community in the United States that is incorporated as a "village", although it is not far ahead of its nearby Illinois neighboring villages of Schaumburg and Bolingbrook and adjacent Palatine.Arlington Heights is known for Arlington Park Race Track, home of the Arlington Million, a Breeders' Cup qualifying event; it also hosted the Breeders' Cup Classic in 2002. The village is also home to the Arlington Heights Memorial Library, which has one of the largest collections in the state.
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.
The 847 area code lies within the Central Daylight Time Zone (or CDT). The current time in CDT is 3:18 AM on Jul 07, 2020.