Harvard McHenry County, Illinois

Harvard: Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States


Harvard is a city located in the county of McHenry in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 9,447. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 8,979 inhabitants.

The city was created 385 years ago in 1635.

Harvard University logo logo image
Harvard University logo
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Harvard is located at 42°25'20"N 88°36'49"W (42.4222400, -88.6137100).

Harvard map

Harvard Quick Facts

Population : 8,979 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : McHenry County
Instagram username : harvard
Twitter username : Harvard
Postal code : 02138
Official name : Harvard University
Has part : Pforzheimer House, Lowell House, Leverett House, Kirkland House, Harvard University, Quincy House, Winthrop House, Currier House, Cabot House, Adams House, Dunster House
Named for : John Harvard
Altitude : 958 feet / 292 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1636 (385 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 18:28:31 (20th September 2021)
Population growth : -5.21% (2010-2020)


According to census records, the population of Harvard decreased by 5.21% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 9,447 - census
2011 9,397 -0.53% estimation process
2012 9,354 -0.46% estimation process
2013 9,279 -0.81% estimation process
2014 9,237 -0.45% estimation process
2015 9,204 -0.36% estimation process
2016 9,150 -0.59% estimation process
2017 9,132 -0.2% estimation process
2018 9,112 -0.22% estimation process
2019 9,060 -0.57% estimation process
2020 8,979 -0.9% estimation process

Harvard zip code is 60033. County name: McHenry, County fips: 17111

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Schools in Harvard

College & universities near Harvard, IL

Code Name City ZIP
147004 McHenry County College Crystal Lake (IL) 60012-2761

Stations (18)

Amtrak & bus stations near Harvard, IL

Code Name Address Type
BET South Beloit, Illinois 15766 Manchester Road BUS
RCK Rockford, Illinois 7559 Walton St. BUS
JVL Janesville, Wisconsin 3120 North Pontiac Drive BUS
SVT Sturtevant station 9900 East Exploration Court RAIL
GLN Glenview station 1116 Depot St. RAIL

Post offices near Harvard

Post Office Name City ZIP
Harvard Post Office Harvard (IL) 60033

Other places with the same name (3)

Other cities in McHenry County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in McHenry County , IL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Crystal Lake 39,642 City located in McHenry County, Illinois, USA
Algonquin 30,730 Village in Illinois
Lake in the Hills 28,345 Village in Illinois
Huntley 27,256 Village in McHenry and Kane counties, Illinois, United States
McHenry 27,100 City in Illinois
Cary 17,929 Village in Illinois, United States
Johnsburg 6,310 Village in United States of America
Lakemoor 5,912 City in Illinois, United States of America
Fox River Grove 4,518 City in United States of America
Lawrence 4,380 Township in Lawrence County, Illinois
Wonder Lake 3,837 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Greenwood 3,662 Village in Illinois, United States
Pistakee Highlands 3,454 Census designated place
Coral 2,847 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Oakwood Hills 2,011 City in Illinois, United States of America
Hartland 1,968 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Harvard distances to largest Illinois cities