Norton Township, Kankakee County, Illinois

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Norton Township
Location in Kankakee County
Location in Kankakee County
Kankakee County's location in Illinois
Kankakee County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°03′33″N 88°11′09″W / 41.05917°N 88.18583°W / 41.05917; -88.18583Coordinates: 41°03′33″N 88°11′09″W / 41.05917°N 88.18583°W / 41.05917; -88.18583
Country United States
State Illinois
County Kankakee
Established March 11, 1857
 • Supervisor Jacqueline Bisaillon
 • Total 49.78 sq mi (128.9 km2)
 • Land 49.78 sq mi (128.9 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 640 ft (195 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 978
 • Density 19.6/sq mi (7.6/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 60917, 60919, 60941, 60961, 60969
GNIS feature ID 0429466

Norton Township is one of seventeen townships in Kankakee County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 978 and it contained 400 housing units.[1] Norton Township was organized in 1857 out of Essex Township.


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 49.78 square miles (128.9 km2), all land.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains these five cemeteries: Coleman, Edgerville, Floridgeville, Mount Hope and Smith.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Hendrix Airport
  • Hugh Van Voorst Airport


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 16930 West 6000 South Road, Buckingham, IL 60917.

Political districts[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Herscher Community Unit School District 2
  • Tri Point Community Unit School District 6-J


  1. ^ a b "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 

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