Grant Township, Lake County, Illinois

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Grant Township
Township
Motto: "Grass Roots and New Tomorrows"
Location in Lake County
Location in Lake County
Lake County's location in Illinois
Lake County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 42°22′08″N 88°09′36″W / 42.36889°N 88.16000°W / 42.36889; -88.16000Coordinates: 42°22′08″N 88°09′36″W / 42.36889°N 88.16000°W / 42.36889; -88.16000
Country United States
State Illinois
County Lake
Government
 • Supervisor Catherine "Kay" Starostovic
Area
 • Total 23.0 sq mi (59.5 km2)
 • Land 17.6 sq mi (45.5 km2)
 • Water 5.4 sq mi (14.0 km2)
Elevation 801 ft (244 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 26,523
 • Density 1,200/sq mi (450/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 0429071
Website www.granttownshipcenter.org

Grant Township is a township in Lake County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 26,523.[1] Grant Township changed its name from Goodale Township between 1865 and 1870.

Geography[edit]

Grant Township covers an area of 23.0 square miles (59.5 km2); of this, 5.4 square miles (14.0 km2) or 23.52 percent is water.[1] Lakes in this township include Brandenburg Lake, Duck Lake, Fish Lake, Fox Lake, Long Lake, Nippersink Lake, Redhead Lake, Sullivan Lake and Wooster Lake. The streams of Eagle Creek and Squaw Creek run through this township.

Cities and towns[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains one cemetery, Grant.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Arrow Heliport
  • Precision Chrome Heliport
  • Fox Lake Seaplane Base

Railroad lines[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Grant township, Lake County, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved December 19, 2012. 

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