Mazon Township, Grundy County, Illinois

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Mazon Township
Location in Grundy County
Location in Grundy County
Grundy County's location in Illinois
Grundy County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°14′28″N 88°25′04″W / 41.24111°N 88.41778°W / 41.24111; -88.41778Coordinates: 41°14′28″N 88°25′04″W / 41.24111°N 88.41778°W / 41.24111; -88.41778
Country United States
State Illinois
County Grundy
Established November 6, 1849
 • Total 35.5 sq mi (92 km2)
 • Land 35.14 sq mi (91.0 km2)
 • Water 0.36 sq mi (0.9 km2)  1.01%
Elevation 584 ft (178 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 1,439
 • Density 42.3/sq mi (16.3/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes 60424, 60444, 60450, 60479
FIPS code 17-063-47800

Mazon Township is one of seventeen townships in Grundy County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,487 and it contained 621 housing units.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.5 square miles (92 km2), of which 35.14 square miles (91.0 km2) (or 98.99%) is land and 0.36 square miles (0.93 km2) (or 1.01%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]


The township contains these four cemeteries: Brookside, Old Mazon, Ward and Wheeler.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • J B Fillman Airport


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20161,439[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Coal City Community Unit School District 1

Political districts[edit]


  • "Mazon Township, Grundy County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-17.
  • United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas

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