Wayne Township, DuPage County, Illinois

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Wayne Township
Township
Location in DuPage County
Location in DuPage County
DuPage County's location in Illinois
DuPage County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°56′46″N 88°12′01″W / 41.94611°N 88.20028°W / 41.94611; -88.20028Coordinates: 41°56′46″N 88°12′01″W / 41.94611°N 88.20028°W / 41.94611; -88.20028
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County DuPage
Settled November 6, 1849
Area
 • Total 36.5 sq mi (95 km2)
 • Land 35.42 sq mi (91.7 km2)
 • Water 1.08 sq mi (2.8 km2)  2.96%
Elevation 758 ft (231 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 66,582
 • Density 1,879.6/sq mi (725.7/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 60103, 60120, 60174, 60184, 60185, 60188, 60190
GNIS feature ID 0429905

Wayne Township is one of nine townships in DuPage County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 66,582 and it contained 21,787 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.5 square miles (95 km2), of which 35.42 square miles (91.7 km2) (or 97.04%) is land and 1.08 square miles (2.8 km2) (or 2.96%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these three cemeteries: Illinois Pet, Ontarioville and Wayne Township.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • DuPage County Airport
  • Van Kampen Heliport

Landmarks[edit]

  • Dupage County Airport (north quarter)
  • Dupage County Forest Preserve - Pratt Wayne Woods Forest Preserve
  • West Branch Reservoir Forest Preserve

Township government[edit]

The Township government consists of a Board of Trustees (Supervisor and four Trustees) and two officers (Clerk and Assessor) all elected to four-year terms by the voters at-large.

Township roadways are under the jurisdiction of the Wayne Township Road District, a special taxing district separate from the Township. The Highway Commissioner serves as chief executive of the Road District and is elected to a four-year term by the voters at-large.

Township elections are held in April of the year immediately following a presidential election (2005, 2009, 2013, etc.). The current officers were elected in April 2009. They are:

Office Name Municipality
Supervisor Thomas Arends Bartlett
Trustee Joan Mruk Unincorporated
Trustee Brandi Fike Ramundo West Chicago
Trustee Mark Jatczak Carol Stream
Trustee William "Bump" Waghorne Hanover Park
Clerk April Murphy Unincorporated
Assessor Michael Musson Bartlett
Highway Commissioner Martin McManamon Bartlett

School districts[edit]

  • School District 46
  • St Charles Community Unit School District 303

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  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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