Place:Alsip, Cook, Illinois, United States

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NameAlsip
TypeVillage
Coordinates41.671°N 87.732°W
Located inCook, Illinois, United States
Contained Places
Cemetery
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
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Alsip is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 19,277 at the 2010 census. It is a suburb of Chicago.

Alsip was settled in the 1830s by German and Dutch farmers. The village is named after Frank Alsip, the owner of a brickyard that opened there in 1885. The village began to grow after the Tri-State Tollway was built there in 1959.

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