Norton Township is one of seventeen townships in Kankakee County, Illinois, USA. At the 2000 census, its population was 1,067. Norton Township was organized in 1857 out of Essex Township.
According to the United States Census Bureau, Norton Township covers an area of 49.79 square miles (129.0 km2).
Cities, towns, villages 
Adjacent townships 
The township contains these five cemeteries: Coleman, Edgerville, Floridgeville, Mount Hope and Smith.
Major highways 
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.
Political districts 
School districts 
- Herscher Community Unit School District 2
- Tri Point Community Unit School District 6-J
- ^ United States Census Bureau American FactFinder
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