is a village in Lake County, Illinois, United States. The population was 18,104 at the 2000 census. A 2003 special census put the village's population at 19,005.
In 2006, Lake Zurich was named by Frommer's as one of the top hundred "Best Places to Raise Your Family" and by U.S. News as one of the "Top Twenty-five Affordable Places to Live in the Country".
Lake Zurich is located at (42.192324, -88.088098) with an elevation of 850 feet above sea level.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 6.8 square miles (17.7 km²), of which, 6.5 square miles (16.8 km²) of it is land and 0.4 square miles (0.9 km²) of it (5.26%) is water.