Limestone Township, Kankakee County, Illinois

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Limestone Township
Location in Kankakee County
Location in Kankakee County
Kankakee County's location in Illinois
Kankakee County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°8′N 87°58′W / 41.133°N 87.967°W / 41.133; -87.967Coordinates: 41°8′N 87°58′W / 41.133°N 87.967°W / 41.133; -87.967
Country United States
State Illinois
County Kankakee
Established May 9, 1853
 • Supervisor Michael Bossert
 • Total 41.41 sq mi (107.3 km2)
 • Land 40.39 sq mi (104.6 km2)
 • Water 1.02 sq mi (2.6 km2)  2.46%
Elevation 650 ft (198 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 4,877
 • Density 124.7/sq mi (48.1/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 60901, 60913
FIPS code 17-091-43497

Limestone Township is one of seventeen townships in Kankakee County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 5,035 and it contained 1,928 housing units.[2] Limestone Township is one of the six original townships in the county.


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 41.41 square miles (107.3 km2), of which 40.39 square miles (104.6 km2) (or 97.54%) is land and 1.02 square miles (2.6 km2) (or 2.46%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains these two cemeteries: Limestone and Schreffler.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Kankakee Airport



Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 4,877 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]


The township is governed by an elected Town Board of a Supervisor and four Trustees. The Township also has an elected Assessor, Clerk, Highway Commissioner and Supervisor. The Township Office is located at 5030 West Route 17, Kankakee, IL 60901.

Political districts[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Herscher Community Unit School District 2


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