Joliet is a city in Illinois in the United States. Joliet is 40 miles southwest of Chicago, and is the county seat of Will County. About 106,000 people lived in Joliet as of the year 2000, and about 146,000 people lived in Joliet as of the year 2007. Joliet is one of Illinois' quickest growing cities, and one of the quickest growing cities in the United States.[source?] It is also home to the Chicagoland Speedway used by NASCAR annually.
|City of Joliet|
|Etymology: Louis Jolliet|
Location of Joliet in Will and Kendall counties in Illinois
Location of Illinois in the United States
|Townships||Joliet, Troy, Plainfield, Lockport, New Lenox, Jackson, Channahon, Seward, Na-Au-Say|
|• Mayor||Bob O'Dekirk (R)|
|• Total||65.09 sq mi (168.60 km2)|
|• Land||64.43 sq mi (166.88 km2)|
|• Water||0.66 sq mi (1.72 km2)|
|Elevation||614 ft (187 m)|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||2,301.10/sq mi (888.45/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
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|Area codes||815, 779|
|Wikimedia Commons||Joliet, Illinois|
- "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 30, 2017.
- "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved October 8, 2017.
- "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved July 13, 2019.
- "Draft Consolidated Plan 2010" (PDF). City of Joliet. November 5, 2009. pp. 9, 35. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 6, 2010. Retrieved March 2, 2010.
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