Place:Schaumburg, Cook, Illinois, United States

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NameSchaumburg
Alt namesSchaumbergsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS17017582
Schaumburg Centersource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS17017582
TypeVillage
Coordinates42.03°N 88.087°W
Located inCook, Illinois, United States
Also located inElk Grove (township), Cook, Illinois, United States    
Hanover (township), Cook, Illinois, United States    
Palatine (township), Cook, Illinois, United States    
Schaumburg (township), Cook, Illinois, United States    


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Schaumburg is a large village located in Cook County in northeastern Illinois, United States. The village is a northwestern suburb of Chicago and is part of the Golden Corridor. Schaumburg is located roughly northwest of the Chicago Loop and approximately northwest of O'Hare International Airport. As of the 2010 census, the village had a total population of 74,227.

The village contains the world headquarters of Motorola Solutions and one of only two IKEA stores in Illinois. It contains the Woodfield Mall, the 11th largest mall in America according to List of largest shopping malls in the United States, which at most times has over 300 stores. Schaumburg's transition from a rural community to that of a suburban metropolis began with Alfred Campanelli's first large scale suburban-style development in 1959 and Woodfield Mall's opening on September 9, 1971.

Schaumburg is bordered by Hoffman Estates and Palatine to the north, Rolling Meadows to the northeast, Elk Grove Village to the southeast, Roselle to the south, Hanover Park to the southwest, and Streamwood to the west.

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