From the Cook County (Illinois) Board of Commissioner's web site.
"It was the 54th county established in Illinois (on January 15, 1831) and was named after Daniel Pope Cook, one of the earliest and youngest statesmen in Illinois history."
Cook the accounting book (count).... :D -Ozy
Cook County Hospital
According to the NACo, the county seat of Cook County, Illinois, is Chicago.
Information on Cook County Lawyers can be obtained from the County Cook Government website and from accessing the County Cook Law Library at the Daley Center Library.
Sales tax in Cook County Illinois is 10%, the highest in the USA.
The head of Cook County is the Cook County Board President. As of May 21, 2010, that office is held by Todd H. Stroger.