Place:Thornton, Cook, Illinois, United States


Coordinates41.571°N 87.612°W
Located inCook, Illinois, United States
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Inhabited place
West Hammond ( 1892 - 1924 )
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Thornton is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 2,338 at the 2010 census. Thornton is home to the Thornton Quarry, one of the largest quarries in the world.

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