Zion is a city located in Lake County, Illinois. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 22,866. The city founded in July of 1901 by Dr. John Alexander Dowie. He also started the Zion Tabernacle of the Christian Catholic Apostolic Church, which was the only church in town. It was built in the early 1900s and burned down in 1937.
Birthplace of Gary Coleman.
Bob Collins, a radio personality in Chicago, died on February 8, 2000 when two small planes collided over Zion.
Web Sites and Links
Cancer Treatment Centers of America Midwest Regional Medical CenterPresents the mission, history, and philosophy of the organization, as well as a list of staff physicians.
The City of ZionResources about government offices, including the Police and Fire Departments, Public Works, and Economic Development.
Zion Park DistrictRecreation programs, swimming, parks and Shepherd's Crook Golf Course.