With a population of 2,746,388 in the 2020 census,  it is also the most populous city in the Midwestern United States and the fifth-most populous city in North America. Chicago is the county seat of Cook County, the second-most populous U.S. county and the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area.
Chicago is the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States, after Los Angeles County, California. Chicago was incorporated as a town in 1833, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed.
Chicago, city, seat of Cook county, northeastern Illinois, U.S. With a population hovering near three million, Chicago is the state’s largest and the country’s third most populous city.
Aug 03, 2022 · The City of Chicago is located on land that is and has long been a center for Native peoples. The area is the traditional homelands of the Anishinaabe, or the Council of the Three Fires: the Ojibwe, Odawa, and Potawatomi Nations.
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