Pilot Township, Kankakee County, Illinois

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Pilot Township
Location in Kankakee County
Location in Kankakee County
Kankakee County's location in Illinois
Kankakee County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°03′31″N 88°04′21″W / 41.05861°N 88.07250°W / 41.05861; -88.07250Coordinates: 41°03′31″N 88°04′21″W / 41.05861°N 88.07250°W / 41.05861; -88.07250
Country United States
State Illinois
County Kankakee
Established March 11, 1857
 • Supervisor Timothy Feller
 • Total 49.44 sq mi (128.0 km2)
 • Land 49.44 sq mi (128.0 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 663 ft (202 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 2,019
 • Density 42.2/sq mi (16.3/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes 60901, 60913, 60917, 60922, 60941
FIPS code 17-091-59819

Pilot Township is one of seventeen townships in Kankakee County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,086 and it contained 859 housing units.[2] It was formed from a portion of Salina Township on March 11, 1857.


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 49.44 square miles (128.0 km2), all land.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Extinct towns[edit]

(These towns are listed as "historical" by the USGS.)

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains these seven cemeteries: Grand Prairie, Grand Prairie United, Mount Hope, Pilot Center, Saint Peter and Paul, Trinity and Zion Lutheran.


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20162,019[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 366 East Kay, Herscher, IL 60941.

Political districts[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Herscher Community Unit School District 2


  • "Pilot Township, Kankakee County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-02-20.
  • United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas

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