Vernon Township, Lake County, Illinois

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Vernon Township
Township
Location in Lake County
Location in Lake County
Lake County's location in Illinois
Lake County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 42°11′49″N 87°56′33″W / 42.19694°N 87.94250°W / 42.19694; -87.94250Coordinates: 42°11′49″N 87°56′33″W / 42.19694°N 87.94250°W / 42.19694; -87.94250
Country United States
State Illinois
County Lake
Established November 6, 1849
Government
 • Supervisor William Peterson
 • Clerk Barbara Barnabee
Area
 • Total 36.2 sq mi (93.8 km2)
 • Land 35.8 sq mi (92.7 km2)
 • Water 0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2)
Elevation 669 ft (204 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 67,095
 • Density 1,900/sq mi (720/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 0429868
Website www.vernontownship.com

Vernon Township is a township in Lake County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 67,095.[1]

Geography[edit]

Vernon Township covers an area of 36.2 square miles (93.8 km2); of this, 0.42 square miles (1.1 km2) or 1.14 percent is water.[1] The stream of Indian Creek runs through this township. All of the communities within the township are North Central suburbs of Chicago.

Cities and towns[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains eight cemeteries: Diamond Lake, Gridley, Knopf, Long Grove, Lutheran, Vernon, Willow Lawn and Zion City.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Chicagoland Airport (historical)[2]

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