About This Place
Wheeling is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States, and a suburb of Chicago. The population was 34,496 at the 2000 census, and 38,555 at the 2006 special village census.
Wheeling is located at 42Â°7â²53â³N 87Â°55â²47â³W / 42.13139Â°N 87.92972Â°W / 42.13139; -87.92972 (42.131526, -87.929586).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 8.4 square miles (21.9 kmÂ²), of which, 8.4 square miles (21.8 kmÂ²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 kmÂ²) of it (0.47%) is water.