In Skokie James Hardie Fiber Cement Siding call for a professional consultation to Windy City Construction and Design. Skokie is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. Its name comes from a Native American word for “fire”. A Chicago suburb, for many years Skokie promoted itself as “The World’s Largest Village”. Its population, per the 2000 census, was 63,348. Sharing a border with the City of Chicago, Skokie’s streets, like that of many suburbs, are largely a continuation of the Chicago street grid, and it is serviced by the Chicago Transit Authority, further cementing its connection to the city. The Village’s AAA bond rating attests to strong economic health via prudent fiscal management.