Place:Calumet Park, Cook, Illinois, United States

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NameCalumet Park
TypeVillage
Coordinates41.666°N 87.658°W
Located inCook, Illinois, United States
Contained Places
Cemetery
Cedar Park Cemetery
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Calumet Park (formerly DeYoung) is a village in Cook County, Illinois. The population was 7,835 at the 2010 census.[1]

On May 13, 2010, Mayor Joseph DuPar and the Village Board approved renaming 127th Street as Obama Drive, in honor of the 44th President of the United States. On August 21, 2010, State Senator Emil Jones III read a proclamation of the Illinois Senate in honor of the dedication on the same date. This road became the first Obama Drive in the country and the first road named after President Obama in his home state of Illinois.

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