Norton Township, Kankakee County, Illinois
Location in Kankakee County
Kankakee County's location in Illinois
|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)|
|• 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. 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.
Cities, towns, villages
- Essex Township (north)
- Pilot Township (east)
- Milks Grove Township, Iroquois County (southeast)
- Rogers Township, Ford County (south)
- Broughton Township, Livingston County (southwest)
- Round Grove Township, Livingston County (west)
- Greenfield Township, Grundy County (northwest)
The township contains these five cemeteries: Coleman, Edgerville, Floridgeville, Mount Hope and Smith.
Airports and landing strips
- 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.
- Illinois' 11th congressional district
- State House District 75
- State Senate District 38
- Herscher Community Unit School District 2
- Tri Point Community Unit School District 6-J
- "Norton Township, Kankakee County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-02-20.
- United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
- United States National Atlas
- "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-28.