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Where Is Area Code 847?

Area code 847 is found in the US state of Illinois. Primarily servicing the city of Chicago, IL (population: 2699382), area code 847 covers 4 counties of Illinois.

Located in the Central time zone, area code 847 is on the same time as Chicago, IL.

Area code 847 was brought into effect on January 20, 1996. 847 was split from the parent 708 area code.

Map of Illinois with area code 847 highlighted

Counties in Area Code 847

  • Cook,
  • Kane,
  • Lake,
  • McHenry.

Most Populous Cities in Area Code 847

City County City Population Time Zone
Chicago Cook 2,699,382 CST
Elgin Kane 118,764 CST
Waukegan Lake 98,503 CST
Des Plaines Cook 90,422 CST
Arlington Heights Cook 80,453 CST
Evanston Cook 79,565 CST
Palatine Cook 78,115 CST
Schaumburg Cook 76,485 CST
Skokie Cook 60,664 CST
Round Lake Lake 59,887 CST
Mount Prospect Cook 55,608 CST
Glenview Cook 52,810 CST
Hoffman Estates Cook 50,543 CST
Barrington Lake 44,188 CST
Lake Zurich Lake 41,589 CST
Buffalo Grove Lake 41,576 CST
Northbrook Cook 40,217 CST
Carpentersville Kane 39,097 CST
Wheeling Cook 37,898 CST
Gurnee Lake 37,874 CST
Park Ridge Cook 37,739 CST
Mundelein Lake 37,118 CST
Grayslake Lake 35,987 CST
Lake Villa Lake 35,044 CST
Elk Grove Village Cook 34,058 CST

Note: The above list is based off of the top 25 most populous cities in the area code as per 2012 United States Census Bureau estimates.

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This page was last updated on July 3, 2015.