Newport Township, Lake County, Illinois

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Newport Township
Township
Location in Lake County
Location in Lake County
Lake County's location in Illinois
Lake County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 42°27′12″N 87°56′28″W / 42.45333°N 87.94111°W / 42.45333; -87.94111Coordinates: 42°27′12″N 87°56′28″W / 42.45333°N 87.94111°W / 42.45333; -87.94111
Country United States
State Illinois
County Lake
Established November 6, 1849
Area
 • Total 32.3 sq mi (83.6 km2)
 • Land 31.8 sq mi (82.3 km2)
 • Water 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
Elevation 669 ft (204 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 6,750
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code 17-097-52753
Website townships.toi.org/NEWPORTTOWNSHIP

Newport Township is a township in Lake County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 6,770.[2] It includes the villages of Wadsworth and Old Mill Creek, as well as smaller portions of the villages of Antioch and Beach Park and a corner of the city of Waukegan. The unincorporated communities of Millburn and Russell are also within the township.

Geography[edit]

Newport Township covers an area of 32.3 square miles (83.6 km2); of this, 0.50 square miles (1.3 km2) or 1.60 percent is water.[2] Lakes in this township include Sterling Lake. The streams of Mill Creek, North Mill Creek and Pettibone Creek run through this township.

Cities and towns[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains four cemeteries: Millburn, Mount Rest, Oakdale and Saint Patricks.

Major highways[edit]

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Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Herbert C Maas Airport

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20166,750[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Education[edit]

Gurnee School District 56[edit]

The schools in the district include:

Public elementary/middle schools

  • Spaulding Elementary School, Gurnee, grades PK-2
  • O Plaine Intermediate School, Gurnee, grades 3-5
  • Viking Middle School, Gurnee, grades 6-8
  • Woodland Elementary School, Gurnee K-3
  • Woodland Intermediate School, Gurnee, grades 4-5
  • Woodland Middle School, Gurnee, grades 6-8
  • Gurnee Grade School, Gurnee, grades K-8

Public high school

Private elementary/middle schools

  • S Da Christian School of Lake County, grades KG-8

Antioch Community Consolidated School District 34[edit]

The schools in the district include:

Public elementary schools

  • Hillcrest Elementary School, Antioch, grades PK-2
  • Antioch Elementary School, Antioch, grades 2-5
  • Oakland Elementary School, Antioch, grades 2-5
  • W C Petty Elementary School, Antioch, grades 2-5
  • Emmons Grade School, Antioch, grades K-8
  • Grass Lake Grade School, Antioch, grades PK-8

Public middle school

  • Antioch Middle School, Antioch, grades 6-8

Public high school

Private elementary/middle schools

  • St Peter Catholic School, Antioch, grades KG-8
  • Faith Evangelical Lutheran School, Antioch, grades PK-8

Beach Park Community Consolidated School District 3[edit]

The schools in the district include:

Public elementary schools:

  • Howe Elementary School, Beach Park, grades K-5
  • Kenneth Murphy Elementary School, Beach Park, grades K-5
  • Newport Elementary School, Wadsworth, grades K-5
  • Oak Crest Elementary School, Zion, grades K-5

Public middle school:

  • Beach Park Middle School, Beach Park, grades 6-8

Millburn Community Consolidated School District 24[edit]

The schools in the district include:

  • Millburn Elementary School (formerly Millburn Central), Wadsworth, grades K-5
  • Millburn Middle School (formerly Millburn West), Lindenhurst, grades 6-8

Economy[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Newport township, Lake County, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved December 19, 2012.
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.

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