Momence Township, Kankakee County, Illinois

Momence Township is one of seventeen townships in Kankakee County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 3,820 and it contained 1,655 housing units.[2] Momence Township is one of the original six townships of Kankakee County, Illinois; when first created the township encompassed land now in Sumner, Ganeer, and Pembroke Townships. It was a township of Will County until Kankakee County was created.

Momence Township
Hubbard Trail Marker in Momence Township, Kankakee County, Illinois
Hubbard Trail Marker in Momence Township, Kankakee County, Illinois
Location in Kankakee County
Location in Kankakee County
Kankakee County's location in Illinois
Kankakee County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°09′45″N 87°35′45″W / 41.16250°N 87.59583°W / 41.16250; -87.59583Coordinates: 41°09′45″N 87°35′45″W / 41.16250°N 87.59583°W / 41.16250; -87.59583
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyKankakee
EstablishedMay 9, 1853
Government
 • SupervisorDavid Clifton
Area
 • Total42.92 sq mi (111.2 km2)
 • Land42.45 sq mi (109.9 km2)
 • Water0.47 sq mi (1.2 km2)  1.10%
Elevation
620 ft (189 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
3,682
 • Density90/sq mi (30/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
60940, 60954
FIPS code17-091-49906

GeographyEdit

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 42.92 square miles (111.2 km2), of which 42.45 square miles (109.9 km2) (or 98.90%) is land and 0.47 square miles (1.2 km2) (or 1.10%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villagesEdit

Unincorporated townsEdit

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Adjacent townshipsEdit

CemeteriesEdit

The township contains these two cemeteries: Saint Judes and Shrontz.

Major highwaysEdit

Airports and landing stripsEdit

  • Johnson Airport

RiversEdit

LakesEdit

  • Mirror Lake

LandmarksEdit

  • Island Park

DemographicsEdit

Census Pop.
Est. 20163,682[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

GovernmentEdit

The township is governed by an elected Town Board of a Supervisor and four Trustees. The Township also has an elected Assessor, Clerk, Highway Commissioner and Supervisor. The Township Office is located at 203 East River Street, Momence, IL 60954.

Political districtsEdit

School districtsEdit

  • Momence Community Unit School District 1

ReferencesEdit

  • "Momence Township, Kankakee County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-02-20.
  • United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas

External linksEdit