Place:Schaumburg, Cook, Illinois, United States

Alt namesSchaumbergsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS17017582
Schaumburg Centersource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS17017582
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 village in Cook County and DuPage County in northeastern Illinois, United States. It is a northwestern suburb of Chicago and part of the Golden Corridor. Schaumburg is roughly northwest of the Chicago Loop and northwest of O'Hare International Airport. As of the 2010 census, the village had a total population of 74,227. In 2018, the Village of Schaumburg was ranked the Best Place to Live in Illinois by MONEY Magazine. In 2017, Money ranked Schaumburg the 9th best place to live in the United States.

Schaumburg has one of Illinois's two IKEA stores. It contains the Woodfield Mall, the 11th largest mall in the United States, which at most times has over 300 stores. Schaumburg's transition from a rural community to a suburban city 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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