Avon Township, Lake County, Illinois

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Avon Township
Location in Lake County
Location in Lake County
Lake County's location in Illinois
Lake County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 42°21′25″N 88°03′50″W / 42.35694°N 88.06389°W / 42.35694; -88.06389Coordinates: 42°21′25″N 88°03′50″W / 42.35694°N 88.06389°W / 42.35694; -88.06389
CountryUnited States
EstablishedNovember 6, 1849
 • Total23.8 sq mi (61.7 km2)
 • Land22.5 sq mi (58.2 km2)
 • Water1.4 sq mi (3.5 km2)
784 ft (239 m)
 • Estimate 
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code17-097-03220

Avon Township is a township in Lake County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 65,001.[2]


Avon Township covers an area of 23.8 square miles (61.7 km2); of this, 1.4 square miles (3.5 km2) or 5.71 percent is water. Lakes in this township include Cranberry Lake, Druce Lake, Grays Lake, Highland Lake and Third Lake.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2016 (est.)64,502[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Elected officials[edit]

  • Supervisor - Michele Bauman
  • Clerk - Kristal Larson
  • Assessor - Chris Ditton
  • Trustees- Jeanne Kearby, Mike Dobrow, Jeff Loffredo and Rudolph Repa

Website: www.avonil.us

Cities and towns[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains six cemeteries: Avon Centre in Grayslake; Druce in Third Lake; Fort Hill (historic) in Round Lake; Grayslake in Grayslake; New Gracaniga Servian Orthodox in Third Lake; St. Joseph Catholic in Round Lake.

Major highways[edit]


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

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