Top Dams in Cook County, IL

Dams

Dam

Water barrier or embankment built across the course of a stream or into a body of water to control and (or) impound the flow of water.
See also: Forests, Locales, Mines, Parks, and Woods
man-made Icon Man-made

There are 35 dams in Cook County, Illinois.

  • Icon Latitude:  42.1066949°
    Longitude:  -87.6933936°
    Elevation:  574 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Kenilworth, IL 1.90 miles
    • Winnetka, IL 2.18 miles
    • Hubbard Woods, IL 2.61 miles
    • Wilmette, IL 2.82 miles
    • Glencoe, IL 3.85 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  42.1336366°
    Longitude:  -88.1461885°
    Elevation:  827 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Barrington Hills, IL 0.91 miles
    • Barrington, IL 1.49 miles
    • Inverness, IL 2.78 miles
    • South Barrington, IL 3.18 miles
    • Deer Park, IL 3.81 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  42.1166922°
    Longitude:  -88.2134122°
    Elevation:  791 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Middlebury, IL 2.28 miles
    • Carpentersville, IL 2.30 miles
    • East Dundee, IL 3.22 miles
    • Barrington Hills, IL 3.54 miles
    • West Dundee, IL 3.79 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  42.0833596°
    Longitude:  -88.1584096°
    Elevation:  846 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • South Barrington, IL 1.96 miles
    • Inverness, IL 3.99 miles
    • Streamwood, IL 4.12 miles
    • Barrington Hills, IL 4.24 miles
    • Hoffman Estates, IL 4.91 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  42.0833596°
    Longitude:  -88.1534095°
    Elevation:  827 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • South Barrington, IL 1.72 miles
    • Inverness, IL 3.79 miles
    • Streamwood, IL 4.19 miles
    • Barrington Hills, IL 4.24 miles
    • Hoffman Estates, IL 4.70 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  41.6700317°
    Longitude:  -87.91839°
    Elevation:  709 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Goodings Grove, IL 2.89 miles
    • Lemont, IL 4.31 miles
    • Orland Park, IL 4.31 miles
    • Palos Park, IL 4.55 miles
    • Homer Glen, IL 4.94 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  41.7141985°
    Longitude:  -87.8900568°
    Elevation:  650 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Willow Springs, IL 2.40 miles
    • Burr Ridge, IL 2.81 miles
    • Justice, IL 3.41 miles
    • Hickory Hills, IL 3.44 miles
    • Indian Head Park, IL 3.93 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  41.6650323°
    Longitude:  -87.8583879°
    Elevation:  682 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Palos Park, IL 1.46 miles
    • Orland Park, IL 2.41 miles
    • Palos Hills, IL 3.06 miles
    • Palos Heights, IL 3.20 miles
    • Worth, IL 3.59 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  41.6522572°
    Longitude:  -87.5667114°
    Elevation:  581 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Hegewisch, IL 1.02 miles
    • Burnham, IL 1.06 miles
    • Altgeld Gardens, IL 1.83 miles
    • Dolton, IL 2.29 miles
    • Kensington, IL 2.75 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  41.6466986°
    Longitude:  -87.9067224°
    Elevation:  686 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Goodings Grove, IL 1.74 miles
    • Orland Park, IL 2.95 miles
    • Homer Glen, IL 3.61 miles
    • Palos Park, IL 4.19 miles
    • Lemont, IL 5.25 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  41.7091984°
    Longitude:  -87.9008904°
    Elevation:  669 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Burr Ridge, IL 2.89 miles
    • Willow Springs, IL 3.03 miles
    • Justice, IL 4.06 miles
    • Hickory Hills, IL 4.07 miles
    • Indian Head Park, IL 4.22 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  41.4911459°
    Longitude:  -87.6547663°
    Elevation:  673 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Indian Hill, IL 0.81 miles
    • Park Forest, IL 1.02 miles
    • South Chicago Heights, IL 1.13 miles
    • Chicago Heights, IL 1.43 miles
    • Steger, IL 1.74 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  41.48309°
    Longitude:  -87.7325462°
    Elevation:  718 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Richton Park, IL 1.51 miles
    • Matteson, IL 1.76 miles
    • Park Forest, IL 3.06 miles
    • Olympia Fields, IL 3.67 miles
    • Monee, IL 4.38 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  41.4833677°
    Longitude:  -87.7317129°
    Elevation:  722 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Richton Park, IL 1.47 miles
    • Matteson, IL 1.72 miles
    • Park Forest, IL 3.01 miles
    • Olympia Fields, IL 3.63 miles
    • Monee, IL 4.41 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  42.1168561°
    Longitude:  -87.7740436°
    Elevation:  620 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Northfield, IL 1.23 miles
    • Glencoe, IL 1.50 miles
    • Hubbard Woods, IL 1.60 miles
    • Winnetka, IL 2.05 miles
    • Braeside, IL 2.47 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  42.016695°
    Longitude:  -88.0017365°
    Elevation:  689 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Elk Grove Village, IL 1.84 miles
    • Itasca, IL 2.89 miles
    • Wood Dale, IL 3.87 miles
    • Schaumburg, IL 4.35 miles
    • Hoffman Estates, IL 4.39 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  42.1019061°
    Longitude:  -87.7590944°
    Elevation:  620 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Northfield, IL 1.13 miles
    • Hubbard Woods, IL 1.26 miles
    • Winnetka, IL 1.26 miles
    • Glencoe, IL 2.29 miles
    • Kenilworth, IL 2.40 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  41.5950338°
    Longitude:  -87.7500495°
    Elevation:  669 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Oak Forest, IL 0.62 miles
    • Tinley Park, IL 2.33 miles
    • Country Club Hills, IL 2.41 miles
    • Midlothian, IL 2.68 miles
    • Markham, IL 2.86 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  42.1433592°
    Longitude:  -87.9567381°
    Elevation:  676 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Buffalo Grove, IL 0.58 miles
    • Wheeling, IL 1.45 miles
    • Long Grove, IL 3.21 miles
    • Prospect Heights, IL 3.46 miles
    • Riverwoods, IL 3.49 miles
  • Lyons Dam (Dam)
    Icon Latitude:  41.8200317°
    Longitude:  -87.8250576°
    Elevation:  610 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Lyons, IL 0.58 miles
    • Riverside, IL 1.04 miles
    • Brookfield, IL 1.40 miles
    • North Riverside, IL 1.58 miles
    • Forest View, IL 1.81 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  41.8039209°
    Longitude:  -87.8025564°
    Elevation:  597 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Forest View, IL 0.57 miles
    • Lyons, IL 1.03 miles
    • Summit, IL 1.17 miles
    • Stickney, IL 1.58 miles
    • McCook, IL 2.22 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  41.8816998°
    Longitude:  -87.6100517°
    Elevation:  574 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Chicago, IL 3.00 miles
    • Englewood, IL 7.28 miles
    • Cicero, IL 7.81 miles
    • Elsdon, IL 8.37 miles
    • Oak Park, IL 8.98 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  41.8714221°
    Longitude:  -87.6122737°
    Elevation:  574 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Chicago, IL 2.44 miles
    • Englewood, IL 6.57 miles
    • Cicero, IL 7.51 miles
    • Elsdon, IL 7.79 miles
    • Oak Park, IL 8.91 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  41.6933651°
    Longitude:  -87.9033901°
    Elevation:  591 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Burr Ridge, IL 3.92 miles
    • Willow Springs, IL 3.96 miles
    • Palos Park, IL 4.18 miles
    • Palos Hills, IL 4.46 miles
    • Hickory Hills, IL 4.61 miles
  • Dam Number 7 (Dam)
    Icon Latitude:  41.6883653°
    Longitude:  -87.8750557°
    Elevation:  581 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Palos Park, IL 2.73 miles
    • Palos Hills, IL 3.05 miles
    • Hickory Hills, IL 3.64 miles
    • Willow Springs, IL 3.71 miles
    • Worth, IL 4.01 miles
  • Dam Number 2 (Dam)
    Icon Latitude:  41.6916985°
    Longitude:  -87.8983899°
    Elevation:  587 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Palos Park, IL 3.90 miles
    • Willow Springs, IL 3.92 miles
    • Burr Ridge, IL 4.09 miles
    • Palos Hills, IL 4.21 miles
    • Hickory Hills, IL 4.45 miles
  • Dam Number 3 (Dam)
    Icon Latitude:  41.6900319°
    Longitude:  -87.8933896°
    Elevation:  581 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Palos Park, IL 3.61 miles
    • Willow Springs, IL 3.90 miles
    • Palos Hills, IL 3.97 miles
    • Burr Ridge, IL 4.27 miles
    • Hickory Hills, IL 4.30 miles
  • Dam Number 4 (Dam)
    Icon Latitude:  41.6900319°
    Longitude:  -87.8900562°
    Elevation:  577 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Palos Park, IL 3.46 miles
    • Palos Hills, IL 3.80 miles
    • Willow Springs, IL 3.83 miles
    • Hickory Hills, IL 4.16 miles
    • Burr Ridge, IL 4.32 miles
  • Dam Number 5 (Dam)
    Icon Latitude:  41.6883652°
    Longitude:  -87.885056°
    Elevation:  604 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Palos Park, IL 3.18 miles
    • Palos Hills, IL 3.56 miles
    • Willow Springs, IL 3.85 miles
    • Hickory Hills, IL 4.02 miles
    • Orland Park, IL 4.32 miles
  • Dam Number 6 (Dam)
    Icon Latitude:  41.6883653°
    Longitude:  -87.8800559°
    Elevation:  577 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Palos Park, IL 2.95 miles
    • Palos Hills, IL 3.30 miles
    • Willow Springs, IL 3.77 miles
    • Hickory Hills, IL 3.83 miles
    • Orland Park, IL 4.23 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  41.9961413°
    Longitude:  -87.8597861°
    Elevation:  610 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Rosemont, IL 1.27 miles
    • Park Ridge, IL 1.43 miles
    • Norridge, IL 2.81 miles
    • Schiller Park, IL 2.84 miles
    • Des Plaines, IL 2.84 miles
  • Dam Number 1 (Dam)
    Icon Latitude:  42.1239155°
    Longitude:  -87.8959018°
    Elevation:  627 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Wheeling, IL 2.00 miles
    • Prospect Heights, IL 2.91 miles
    • Riverwoods, IL 3.01 miles
    • Northbrook, IL 3.44 miles
    • Buffalo Grove, IL 3.79 miles
  • Dam Number 2 (Dam)
    Icon Latitude:  42.0819721°
    Longitude:  -87.8906228°
    Elevation:  623 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Prospect Heights, IL 2.58 miles
    • Mount Prospect, IL 2.62 miles
    • Des Plaines, IL 3.38 miles
    • Wheeling, IL 4.42 miles
    • Northbrook, IL 4.46 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  41.9019773°
    Longitude:  -87.613108°
    Elevation:  574 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Chicago, IL 4.06 miles
    • Cicero, IL 8.23 miles
    • Englewood, IL 8.61 miles
    • Oak Park, IL 8.89 miles
    • Sauganash, IL 9.01 miles
  • Icon Latitude:  41.8994774°
    Longitude:  -87.599774°
    Elevation:  574 ft.
    Nearest Cities
    • Chicago, IL 4.29 miles
    • Englewood, IL 8.61 miles
    • Cicero, IL 8.76 miles
    • Oak Park, IL 9.55 miles
    • Sauganash, IL 9.63 miles