Cook County Illinois Tax Sale

In Illinois, the Tax Collector will sell Tax Lien Certificates to winning bidders at the Cook County Tax Lien Certificates sale. According to state law Illinois Tax Lien Certificates can earn as much as None 18% on the amount winning bidders pay to purchase Illinois Tax Lien Certificates. In addition, Illinois Tax Lien Certificates are secured by real estate. According to Illinois law a property owner has Two (2) years or (3) years to pay Cook County the amount the winning bidder paid to purchase the Tax Lien Certificates plus None 18% or risk forfeiting the property to the person who purchased the Tax Lien Certificates at the Cook County Tax Lien Certificates sale.

Cook County Illinois Tax Sale Discussion

Below you will find a collection of the latest user questions and comments relating to the sale of tax lien certificates and tax deed properties in Cook County Illinois.

Cities / Towns located in Cook County Illinois

The following is a list of cities and towns located in Cook County Illinois. Tax Lien Certificates for properties located in the following cities are sold at the Cook County Illinois tax sale.

Town/City:  Population: 
Alsip, IL  22,864
Argo, IL  11,160
Arlington Heights, IL  82,002
Arlington Hts, IL  82,002
Ashburn Park, IL  38,992
Bartlett, IL  75,805
Bedford Park, IL  239,354
Bedford Pk, IL  125,461
Bellwood, IL  20,593
Berkeley, IL  5,256
Berwyn, IL  60,418
Blue Island, IL  25,344
Bolingbrook, IL  20,088
Bridgeview, IL  15,984
Broadview, IL  35,131
Brookfield, IL  19,075
Burbank, IL  28,096
Burnham, IL  13,280
Calumet City, IL  38,933
Calumet Park, IL  85,560
Charles A Hayes, IL  54,757
Chestnut Street, IL  47,619
Chgo, IL  12,359
Chi, IL  12,359
Chicago, IL  3,119,137
Chicago Heights, IL  60,732
Chicago Hts, IL  60,732
Chicago Lawn, IL  114,301
Chicago Ridge, IL  13,764
Cicero, IL  86,066
Clearing, IL  55,716
Cloverdale, IL  75,805
Cntry Clb Hls, IL  16,282
Country Club Hills, IL  16,282
Countryside, IL  32,667
Cragin, IL  93,087
Crestwood, IL  25,890
Ctry Clb Hls, IL  16,282
Daniel J Doffyn, IL  98,059
Des Plaines, IL  88,546
Dixmoor, IL  73,424
Dolton, IL  25,676
East Hazel Crest, IL  15,958
Elk Grove Village, IL  35,281
Elk Grove Vlg, IL  35,281
Elmwood Park, IL  42,735
Elsdon, IL  87,700
Englewood, IL  47,575
Evanston, IL  78,752
Evergreen Park, IL  20,821
Evergreen Pk, IL  20,821
Flossmoor, IL  9,332
Ford Heights, IL  60,732
Forest Park, IL  15,688
Forest View, IL  116,134
Fort Dearborn, IL  74,144
Franklin Park, IL  19,318
Glencoe, IL  8,602
Glenview, IL  49,556
Glenwood, IL  8,959
Golf, IL  341
Graceland, IL  66,828
Grand Crossing, IL  74,904
Harvey, IL  48,080
Harwood Heights, IL  49,801
Harwood Hts, IL  49,801
Hazel Crest, IL  15,958
Hegewisch, IL  13,280
Henry Mcgee, IL  79,319
Hickory Hills, IL  14,289
Hillside, IL  13,756
Hines, IL  230
Hodgkins, IL  32,667
Hoffman Est, IL  95,039
Hoffman Estates, IL  95,039
Hometown, IL  4,506
Homewood, IL  30,295
Hubbard Woods, IL  19,580
Ind Head Park, IL  32,667
Ind Head Pk, IL  32,667
Indian Head Park, IL  32,667
Indian Head Pk, IL  32,667
Indianhead Park, IL  32,667
Indianhead Pk, IL  32,667
Inverness, IL  50,881
Jackson Park, IL  57,162
Jefferson, IL  54,812
Jefferson Park, IL  54,812
Jefferson Pk, IL  54,812
John Buchanan, IL  96,287
Justice, IL  14,097
Kenilworth, IL  2,550
Kildeer, IL  23,584
La Gran Hghls, IL  32,667
La Grange, IL  32,667
La Grange Highlands, IL  32,667
La Grange Park, IL  13,251
La Grange Pk, IL  13,251
La Grng Pk, IL  13,251
Lagrange Hlds, IL  32,667
Lakeview, IL  50,608
Lansing, IL  28,880
Lemont, IL  20,088
Lincoln Park, IL  65,438
Lincolnwood, IL  39,416
Lynwood, IL  60,732
Lyons, IL  10,081
Markham, IL  48,080
Mary Alice Henry, IL  45,472
Matteson, IL  15,094
Maywood, IL  35,131
Mc Cook, IL  32,667
Mccook, IL  32,667
Melrose Park, IL  55,203
Merrionett Pk, IL  51,925
Merrionette Park, IL  51,925
Midlothian, IL  25,890
Morgan Park, IL  52,428
Morton Grove, IL  21,681
Mount Prospect, IL  57,158
Mt Prospect, IL  57,158
N Riverside, IL  15,962
Nancy B Jefferson, IL  38,185
Niles, IL  31,161
Norridge, IL  49,801
North Riverside, IL  15,962
Northbrook, IL  40,175
Northfield, IL  19,580
Northlake, IL  21,553
Norwood Park, IL  28,886
Oak Forest, IL  27,717
Oak Lawn, IL  131,591
Oak Park, IL  52,524
Ogden Park, IL  51,304
Olympia Fields, IL  4,621
Olympia Flds, IL  4,621
Ontario Street, IL  26,525
Ontarioville, IL  75,805
Orland Hills, IL  56,931
Orland Park, IL  59,226
Otis Grant Collins, IL  108,189
Otto Mall, IL  60,732
Palatine, IL  74,465
Palos Heights, IL  13,403
Palos Hills, IL  17,323
Palos Park, IL  9,305
Park Forest, IL  30,294
Park Ridge, IL  37,690
Phoenix, IL  48,080
Pilsen, IL  92,147
Posen, IL  4,537
Prospect Heights, IL  16,347
Prospect Hts, IL  16,347
Ravenswood, IL  91,604
Rev.milton R.brunson Station, IL  59,043
Richton Park, IL  12,806
River Forest, IL  11,635
River Grove, IL  10,579
Riverdale, IL  33,132
Riverside, IL  15,962
Robbins, IL  6,587
Robert Leflore Jr., IL  77,378
Roberto Clemente, IL  98,989
Roger P. Mc Auliffe, IL  74,104
Rogers Park, IL  107,539
Rolling Mdws, IL  23,406
Rolling Meadows, IL  23,406
Roseland, IL  87,891
Rosemont, IL  30,046
S Chicago Hei, IL  60,732
S Chicago Heights, IL  60,732
S Chicago Hts, IL  60,732
Sauk Village, IL  60,732
Schaumburg, IL  124,107
Schiller Park, IL  30,898
Skokie, IL  59,455
South Chicago Heights, IL  60,732
South Holland, IL  22,396
Stickney, IL  116,134
Stock Yards, IL  79,592
Stone Park, IL  5,096
Streamwood, IL  35,648
Summit, IL  11,160
Summit Argo, IL  11,160
Summit-argo, IL  11,160
Thornton, IL  2,615
Tinley Park, IL  73,213
Twenty Second Street, IL  47,259
University Park, IL  30,294
University Pk, IL  30,294
Westchester, IL  16,573
Western Sprgs, IL  12,572
Western Springs, IL  12,572
Wheeling, IL  36,526
Willow Spgs, IL  4,666
Willow Springs, IL  4,666
Wilmette, IL  27,427
Winnetka, IL  19,580
Worth, IL  11,294

Counties / Municipalites located in Illinois

The following is a list of counties located in the state of Illinois. Tax Lien Certificates for properties located in the following counties are sold at Illinois county tax sales.

Learn more about each county's individual tax sale process by clicking on the name of the county for which you are interested from the list below:

County/Municipality:  Population: 
Adams County, IL  68,277
Alexander County, IL  9,590
Bond County, IL  17,633
Boone County, IL  41,786
Brown County, IL  6,950
Bureau County, IL  35,503
Calhoun County, IL  5,084
Carroll County, IL  16,674
Cass County, IL  13,695
Champaign County, IL  179,669
Christian County, IL  35,372
Clark County, IL  17,008
Clay County, IL  14,560
Clinton County, IL  35,535
Coles County, IL  53,196
Cook County, IL  5,376,741
Crawford County, IL  20,452
Cumberland County, IL  11,253
De Witt County, IL  16,798
Dekalb County, IL  88,969
Douglas County, IL  19,922
Dupage County, IL  904,161
Edgar County, IL  19,704
Edwards County, IL  6,971
Effingham County, IL  34,264
Fayette County, IL  21,802
Ford County, IL  14,241
Franklin County, IL  39,018
Fulton County, IL  38,250
Gallatin County, IL  6,445
Greene County, IL  14,761
Grundy County, IL  37,535
Hamilton County, IL  8,621
Hancock County, IL  20,121
Hardin County, IL  4,800
Henderson County, IL  8,213
Henry County, IL  51,020
Iroquois County, IL  31,334
Jackson County, IL  59,612
Jasper County, IL  10,117
Jefferson County, IL  40,045
Jersey County, IL  21,668
Jo Daviess County, IL  22,289
Johnson County, IL  12,878
Kane County, IL  404,119
Kankakee County, IL  103,833
Kendall County, IL  54,544
Knox County, IL  55,836
Lake County, IL  644,356
Lasalle County, IL  111,509
Lawrence County, IL  15,452
Lee County, IL  36,062
Livingston County, IL  39,678
Logan County, IL  31,183
Macon County, IL  114,706
Macoupin County, IL  49,019
Madison County, IL  258,941
Marion County, IL  41,691
Marshall County, IL  13,180
Mason County, IL  16,038
Massac County, IL  15,161
Mcdonough County, IL  32,913
Mchenry County, IL  260,077
Mclean County, IL  150,433
Menard County, IL  12,486
Mercer County, IL  16,957
Monroe County, IL  27,619
Montgomery County, IL  30,652
Morgan County, IL  36,616
Moultrie County, IL  14,287
Ogle County, IL  51,032
Peoria County, IL  183,433
Perry County, IL  23,094
Piatt County, IL  16,365
Pike County, IL  17,384
Pope County, IL  4,413
Pulaski County, IL  7,348
Putnam County, IL  6,086
Randolph County, IL  33,893
Richland County, IL  16,149
Rock Island County, IL  149,374
Saline County, IL  26,733
Sangamon County, IL  188,951
Schuyler County, IL  7,189
Scott County, IL  5,537
Shelby County, IL  22,893
St. Clair County, IL  256,082
Stark County, IL  6,332
Stephenson County, IL  48,979
Tazewell County, IL  128,485
Union County, IL  18,293
Vermilion County, IL  83,919
Wabash County, IL  12,937
Warren County, IL  18,735
Washington County, IL  15,148
Wayne County, IL  17,151
White County, IL  15,371
Whiteside County, IL  60,653
Will County, IL  502,266
Williamson County, IL  61,296
Winnebago County, IL  278,418
Woodford County, IL  35,469





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