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Coordinates: 42°05′42″N 87°58′51″W 42.094976, -87.980873

Arlington Heights

Arlington Heights, located in Cook County, Illinois, is a northwestern suburb of Chicago, about 25 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. A 2003 Census recount established the village population at 76,031, the largest for a village in the United States, with neighboring Schaumburg, Illinois in second place. It is also the twelfth largest municipality in the state of Illinois.

Arlington Heights is known for Arlington Park Race Track, home of the Arlington Million, a Breeders' Cup qualifying event; also hosted the Breeders' Cup Classic in 2002. It is also home to the Arlington Heights Memorial Library, which has one of the largest collections in the state, as well as the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, Prospect High School (Illinois), Saint Viator High School, John Hersey High School, South Middle School and Thomas Middle School.[1]


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