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Burnham, Illinois

Burnham is an independent municipality located in Cook County, Illinois.  The estimated population is over 4,100 residents.   If asked what county Burnham belongs to, you will stir up confusion with residents.  It is an independent municipality with a Chicago zip code.  Burnham is just south of the city of Chicago.  Many Chicago residents assumed that it was named after the famous Chicago architect and urban planner Daniel Burnham.  It was actually named after a different Burnham, a Telford Burnham who drew its plan.  

Burnham is divided into two sections.  The western portion ends at Torrence Avenue.  The eastern portion ends at Burnham Avenue.  Burnham touches Chicago to the north, Calumet City to the south and Hammond, Indiana to the east.  The village has a total area of 2.0 square miles.  The median income for a household in the village was $39,053, and the median income for a family was $44,350.


The Burnham Police Department is the police agency that investigates Burnham car accidents, motorcycle accidents, and truck accident.  The Burnham Police Department is located at 14450 S. Manistee Avenue, Burnham, IL 60633.  The Burnham Police Department is the police agency that investigates Burnham car accidents, motorcycle accidents, and truck accident.  If you are involved in an accident in Burnham involving personal injury, call 911.  To order an Illinois Traffic Crash Report, send a letter along with a $5 fee to the records division, Burnham Police Department, 14450 S. Manistee Avenue, Burnham, IL 60633. Make sure to include a self-addressed stamped envelope so the report will be mailed back to you.  For non-emergency information, call (708) 891-2122.

The Illinois Traffic Crash Report is an important document when pursuing a person injury case.  It contains the name of the people involved in the accident, their addresses and the names and addresses of witnesses to the accident.  It documents whether or not a ticket was issued by the Burnham Police to any of the drivers involved in the car accident.  Finally, it contains the name and policy number for all of the people involved in a Burnham personal injury accident.


The roads and intersections in Burnham have been ravaged by the ice and cold temperatures from the Chicago winter.  The streets contain many deep potholes and ridges.  When automobiles and trucks hit these potholes, it can lead to serious car and truck accidents.  If you are involved in a Burnham car accident or Burnham truck accident, contact a Burnham personal injury lawyer.


The law firm of Nemeroff Law Offices is an Chicago based Illinois personal injury and wrongful death law firm that focuses on all types of malpractice and accident actions, including medical malpractice, product liability, nursing home negligence, slip and fall and motor vehicle accident matters. The firm employs skilled attorneys, who have recovered millions of dollars in damages for their clients.

If you are a Burham resident and would like to talk to a Chicago injury lawyer about a personal injury or wrongful death matter that you or a loved one was involved in, please contact us at 312-629-8800 or fill out our Contact Us form for a free and confidential consultation today.