ABOUT THE TOWNSHIP

Rich Township, Est. 1898

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WHAT IS RICH TOWNSHIP?

The Town of Rich was established in 1898 as is one of 29 townships within Cook County, Illinois. Township governments have served both the rural and urban residents of Illinois since 1848. 

 

Township government is grassroots government, the closest level of government to the people. Beyond the mandated functions, many townships offer a variety of social services designed to improve life for their township residents, including senior citizen and youth programs, transportation, and cemetery maintenance.

MUNCIPALITIES

 

Rich Township is comprised of 9 historic and diverse municipalities, Country Club Hills, Flossmoor, Hazel Crest, Homewood, Matteson, Olympia Fields, Park Forest, Richton Park, Tinley Park. Encompassing all and portions of the following zip codes: 60422, 60423, 60429, 60430, 60443, 60461, 60466, 60471, 60477, 60478.