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Wilmette is a vibrant community comprised of many strong neighborhoods, races, religions and levels of income. The Village extends approximately five miles west from Lake Michigan and is approximately one mile wide.
Municipal Services and Facilities  
Miles of Street 87
Miles of Sidewalk 166.1
Miles of Alleys 18.8
Total Miles of Sewers 152.39
Number of Street Lights 2,510
Refuse Collection Customers 8,682


Fire Protection  
Number of Firefighters 44
Number of Stations 2
Annual Emergency Responses 3,500
The Fire Department became the 21st agency in the world to earn accreditation in 2001 and is now one of 113 departments in the world and one of 12 in Illinois that is accreditated by the Commission on Fire Accreditation Internation (CFAI).

Police Protection  
Number of Police Officers 45

The Wilmette Police Department became the 3rd agency in Illinois and 29th nationwide in 1986 to earn accreditation standing by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA).
1200 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette, IL 60091
P. (847) 251-2700 F. (847) 853-7700
Village Hall Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri.
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