Fremont Township, Lake County, Illinois

Fremont Township is a township in Lake County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 32,337.[2]

Fremont Township
Location in Lake County
Location in Lake County
Lake County's location in Illinois
Lake County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 42°16′56″N 88°03′31″W / 42.28222°N 88.05861°W / 42.28222; -88.05861Coordinates: 42°16′56″N 88°03′31″W / 42.28222°N 88.05861°W / 42.28222; -88.05861
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyLake
EstablishedNovember 6, 1849
Government
 • SupervisorPeter Tekampe
Area
 • Total35.8 sq mi (92.8 km2)
 • Land34.1 sq mi (88.4 km2)
 • Water1.7 sq mi (4.4 km2)
Elevation
804 ft (245 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
32,716
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code17-097-27923
Websitewww.fremonttownship.com

HistoryEdit

The township was formed about 1849. A number of names were suggested, and eventually the name Fremont was adopted in honor of the western explorer John C. Frémont.[3]

GeographyEdit

Fremont Township covers an area of 35.8 square miles (92.8 km2); of this, 1.7 square miles (4.4 km2) or 4.69 percent is water.[2] Lakes in this township include Countryside Lake, Davis Lake, Diamond Lake, Lake Fairfield and Schreiber Lake.

VillagesEdit

Adjacent townshipsEdit

CemeteriesEdit

The township contains five cemeteries: Ivanhoe, Saint Marys Catholic, Transfiguration Catholic, Union and United States Naval.

Major highwaysEdit

Airports and landing stripsEdit

DemographicsEdit

Census Pop.
Est. 201632,716[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Fremont township, Lake County, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved December 19, 2012.
  3. ^ Callary, Edward. 2009. Place Names of Illinois. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, p. 129.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.

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