Crete Township, Will County, Illinois

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Crete Township
Location in Will County
Location in Will County
Country United States
State Illinois
County Will
Established November 6, 1849
 • Total 44.38 sq mi (114.9 km2)
 • Land 44.34 sq mi (114.8 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.09%
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 23,530
 • Density 536.2/sq mi (207.0/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code 17-197-17536

Crete Township is located in Will County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 23,774 and it contained 10,286 housing units.[2] Washington Township was formed from a portion of Crete.


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 44.38 square miles (114.9 km2), of which 44.34 square miles (114.8 km2) (or 99.91%) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (or 0.09%) is water.[2]


The population as of 2016 was 23,530.

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 201623,530[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Notable people[edit]

  • Emma Clara Schweer, former tax collector of Crete Township and the oldest elected official in the United States


External links[edit]

Coordinates: 41°25′54″N 87°36′03″W / 41.43167°N 87.60083°W / 41.43167; -87.60083