New Lenox is a village in Will County, Illinois, United States. The village population was 24,394 as of 2010.
New Lenox is located approximately 36 miles southwest of downtown Chicago at 41°30′30″N 87°58′14″W (41.508251, -87.970597). According to the 2010 census, New Lenox has a total area of 15.683 square miles (40.62 km2), of which 15.66 square miles (40.56 km2) (or 99.85%) is land and 0.023 square miles (0.06 km2) (or 0.15%) is water.
New Lenox has a humid continental climate (Koppen Dfa)
The average temperatures in New Lenox range from 21 °F (-6 °C) in January to 73 °F (23 °C) in July. There are 137 days of the daily low temperature being below or at freezing (138 if its a leap). There are 86 days where the daily high is above the 80 °F (27 °C) mark.
Note: Average relative humidity will be used as morning humidity
What is now the Village of New Lenox was first settled in the late 1820s, in the area of Gougar crossing (Route 30 and Gougar Road) and it was called VanHorne Point. New Lenox Township was established when Will County was created in 1852 with the building of the Rock Island Railroad between Chicago and Rock Island, Illinois. Originally named Tracey in honor of the general superintendent of the Rock Island Railroad. Mr.