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Avon Township, Lake County, Illinois

Avon Township is a township in Lake County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 65,001.[2]

Avon Township
Location in Lake County
Location in Lake County
Lake County's location in Illinois
Lake County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 42°21′25″N 88°03′50″W / 42.35694°N 88.06389°W / 42.35694; -88.06389Coordinates: 42°21′25″N 88°03′50″W / 42.35694°N 88.06389°W / 42.35694; -88.06389
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyLake
EstablishedNovember 6, 1849
Area
 • Total23.8 sq mi (61.7 km2)
 • Land22.5 sq mi (58.2 km2)
 • Water1.4 sq mi (3.5 km2)
Elevation
784 ft (239 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
64,502
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code17-097-03220
Websitewww.avontownship.us

GeographyEdit

Avon Township covers an area of 23.8 square miles (61.7 km2); of this, 1.4 square miles (3.5 km2) or 5.71 percent is water. Lakes in this township include Cranberry Lake, Druce Lake, Grays Lake, Highland Lake and Third Lake.

DemographicsEdit

Census Pop.
Est. 201664,502[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Elected officialsEdit

  • Supervisor - Terry Wilke
  • Clerk - Jeanne Kearby
  • Assessor - Chris Ditton
  • Highway Commissioner- Bob Kula
  • Trustees- Michele Bauman, Paul Law, Pat Duby, Steven Ray Vaughn

Cities and townsEdit

Adjacent townshipsEdit

CemeteriesEdit

The township contains one cemetery: Fort Hill.

Major highwaysEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Avon township, Lake County, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved December 18, 2012.
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.

External linksEdit