Manteno Township, Kankakee County, Illinois

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Manteno Township
Location in Kankakee County
Location in Kankakee County
Kankakee County's location in Illinois
Kankakee County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°15′00″N 87°50′18″W / 41.25000°N 87.83833°W / 41.25000; -87.83833Coordinates: 41°15′00″N 87°50′18″W / 41.25000°N 87.83833°W / 41.25000; -87.83833
Country United States
State Illinois
County Kankakee
Established March 12, 1855
 • Supervisor Alan Williams
 • Total 36.68 sq mi (95.0 km2)
 • Land 36.58 sq mi (94.7 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)  0.27%
Elevation 689 ft (210 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 11,185
 • Density 305.8/sq mi (118.1/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 60468, 60914, 60950
GNIS feature ID 0429320

Manteno Township[pronunciation?] is one of seventeen townships in Kankakee County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 11,185 and it contained 4,525 housing units.[1] It was formed from Rockville Township on March 12, 1855.


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.68 square miles (95.0 km2), of which 36.58 square miles (94.7 km2) (or 99.73%) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) (or 0.27%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains these three cemeteries: Elmwood, Saint Joseph and State Hospital.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Brandt Airport
  • Brandt Landing Strip
  • Phipps Airport
  • Spangler Airport


  • Heritage Park


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 452 Water Tower South, Manteno, IL 60950.

Political districts[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Manteno Community Unit School District 5


  1. ^ a b "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 

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