Avon Township, Lake County, Illinois

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Avon Township
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
Country United States
State Illinois
County Lake
Established November 6, 1849
Area
 • Total 23.8 sq mi (61.7 km2)
 • Land 22.5 sq mi (58.2 km2)
 • Water 1.4 sq mi (3.5 km2)
Elevation 784 ft (239 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 65,001
 • Density 2,700/sq mi (1,100/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 0428626
Website www.avontownship.us

Avon Township is a township in Lake County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 65,001.[1]

Geography[edit]

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.

Elected officials[edit]

  • Supervisor - Lisa Rusch
  • Clerk - Jeanne Kearby
  • Assessor - Chris Ditton
  • Highway Commissioner- Bob Kula
  • Trustees- Cathy deGroh, Lisa DeLaMar, Chris Larson, and, William McNeill

Cities and towns[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains eight cemeteries: Avon Centre, Benedictine Abbey, Druce, Fort Hill, Grayslake, Great Lakes, Greenwood and Saint Joseph.

Major highways[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Avon township, Lake County, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved December 18, 2012. 

External links[edit]