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
Country United States
State Illinois
County Lake
Established November 6, 1849
Area
 • Total 42.2 sq mi (109.3 km2)
 • Land 34.8 sq mi (90.1 km2)
 • Water 7.4 sq mi (19.2 km2)
Elevation 804 ft (245 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 27,429
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 17-097-01608

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, Deer Lake, Dunns Lake, East Loon Lake, Grass Lake, Huntley Lake, Lake Catherine, Lake Marie, Loon Lake, Mud Lake, Petite Lake, Redwing Slough Lake, Silver Lake, Spring Lake and Turner Lake.[3]

Cities and towns[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains three cemeteries: 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.
Est. 2016 27,429 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

Education[edit]

Antioch Community Consolidated School District 34[edit]

The schools in the district include:

Public elementary schools

  • Antioch Elementary School, Antioch, grades 2-5;
  • Emmons Grade School, Antioch, grades K-8;
  • 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;

Public high school

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

Private elementary/middle schools

  • 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. Retrieved December 18, 2012. 
  3. ^ http://www.antioch.il.gov/
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016. 

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