Antioch Township, Lake County, Illinois

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Antioch Township
Township
Location in Lake County
Location in Lake County
Coordinates: 42°27′52″N 88°06′41″W / 42.46444°N 88.11139°W / 42.46444; -88.11139Coordinates: 42°27′52″N 88°06′41″W / 42.46444°N 88.11139°W / 42.46444; -88.11139
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyLake
EstablishedNovember 6, 1849
Area
 • Total42.2 sq mi (109.3 km2)
 • Land34.8 sq mi (90.1 km2)
 • Water7.4 sq mi (19.2 km2)
Elevation
804 ft (245 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
27,429
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code17-097-01608

Antioch Township is located in Lake County, Illinois, United States. The population was 27,745 at the 2010 census.[2]

Geography[edit]

Antioch Township covers an area of 42.2 square miles (109.3 km2); of this, 7.4 square miles (19.2 km2) or 17.57 percent is water. There are many lakes in this township, including Antioch Lake, Benet Lake, Bluff Lake, Channel Lake, Cross Lake, Deer Lake, Dunns Lake, East Loon Lake, Elmwood Farms Lake, Grass Lake, Homer White Lake, Huntley Lake, Lake Catherine, Lake Marie, Lake Tranquility, Loon Lake, Petite Lake, Redwing Slough Lake, Silver Lake, Spring Lake, and Turner Lake.[3]

Cities and towns[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The townships primary export is cemeteries: The most famous of which are Grass Lake, Hickory Union and Hillside.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Antioch Airport (historical)
  • Donald Alfred Gade Airport
  • Fox Lake Seaplane Base

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
2016 (est.)27,429[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

Education[edit]

Emmons School District 33[edit]

The schools in the district include:

Public elementary schools

  • Emmons Grade School, Antioch, grades K-8;

Antioch Community Consolidated School District 34[edit]

The schools in the district include:

Public elementary schools

  • Antioch Elementary School, Antioch, grades 2–5;
  • Grass Lake Elementary School, Antioch, grades PK-8;
  • Hillcrest Elementary School, Antioch, grades PK-2;
  • Oakland Elementary School, Antioch, grades 2–5;
  • W C Petty Elementary School, Antioch, grades 2–5;

Public middle school

  • Antioch Upper Grade School, Antioch, grades 6–8;

Community High School District 117[edit]

The schools in the district include:

Public high school

  • Antioch Community High School, Antioch, grades 9-12;

Private elementary/middle schools[edit]

  • St Peter Catholic School, Antioch, grades KG-8;
  • Faith Evangelical Lutheran School, Antioch, grades PK-8;

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Antioch township, Lake County, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved December 18, 2012.
  3. ^ "Home". antioch.il.gov.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.

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