Algonquin Township, McHenry County, Illinois

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Algonquin Township
Township
Location in McHenry County
Location in McHenry County
Coordinates: 42°11′48″N 88°16′41″W / 42.19667°N 88.27806°W / 42.19667; -88.27806Coordinates: 42°11′48″N 88°16′41″W / 42.19667°N 88.27806°W / 42.19667; -88.27806[1]
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyMcHenry
TownshipAlgonquin
EstablishedNovember 6, 1849
Government
 • SupervisorChuck Lutzow
Area
 • Total48.03 sq mi (124.4 km2)
 • Land46.42 sq mi (120.2 km2)
 • Water1.61 sq mi (4.2 km2)  3.35%
Elevation
902 ft (275 m)
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
87,411
 • Density1,904.2/sq mi (735.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area codes815, 779, 847, 224
FIPS code17-111-00698
Websitewww.algonquintownship.com
[3]

Algonquin Township is located in McHenry County, Illinois, with the township office in the city of Crystal Lake.[3] As of the 2010 census, its population was 88,389 and it contained 33,212 housing units.[4] It is the largest township by population in McHenry County. Communities located within the township include Algonquin, Barrington Hills, Cary, Crystal Lake, Fox River Grove, Lake in the Hills, Port Barrington, Lakewood, Oakwood Hills, and Trout Valley.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 48.03 square miles (124.4 km2), of which 46.42 square miles (120.2 km2) (or 96.65%) is land and 1.61 square miles (4.2 km2) (or 3.35%) is water.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 201687,411[2]
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Township of Algonquin
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. ^ a b Official website
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.

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