Warren Township, Lake County, Illinois
Location in Lake County
Lake County's location in Illinois
|Established||November 6, 1849|
|• Supervisor||Suzanne D. Simpson|
|• Total||36.76 sq mi (95.21 km2)|
|• Land||35.97 sq mi (93.17 km2)|
|• Water||2.03 sq mi (2.03 km2) 2.14%|
|Elevation||709 ft (216 m)|
|• Estimate (2016)||64,297|
|• Density||1,642/sq mi (634/km2)|
|Time zone||CST (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
Warren Township is a township in Lake County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 64,841. The cities of Gurnee, Gages Lake, Park City, Grayslake, Grandwood Park, and Wildwood lie within its borders. The township was established in 1850 by settlers who came from the town of Warren, New York. Both were named in honor of Major General Joseph Warren, killed at the Battle of Bunker Hill.
Warren Township covers an area of 36.76 square miles (95.2 km2); of this, 0.78 square miles (2.0 km2) or 2.03 percent is water. Lakes in this township include Gages Lake, Grandwood Lake, Twin Lakes and Valley Lake.
Cities and towns
- Gages Lake
- Grandwood Park
- Grayslake (east edge)
- Gurnee (vast majority)
- Old Mill Creek (south quarter)
- Park City (west three-quarters)
- Third Lake (east quarter)
- Wadsworth (south edge)
- Waukegan (partial)
- Newport Township (north)
- Benton Township (northeast)
- Waukegan Township (east)
- Shields Township (southeast)
- Libertyville Township (south)
- Fremont Township (southwest)
- Avon Township (west)
- Lake Villa Township (west)
The township contains seven cemeteries: Highland Memorial Park, Sant Sava Monastery, Serbian Monastery, Spaulding, Spaulding Corners, Swan Family and Warren.
- Interstate 94
- U.S. Route 41
- U.S. Route 45
- Illinois Route 21
- Illinois Route 43
- Illinois Route 120
- Illinois Route 131
- Illinois Route 132
Airports and landing strips
- O John Clark RLA Airport (historical)
- "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
- United States Census Bureau American FactFinder
- "Gurnee History - Warren Township". The Village of Gurnee, IL. Retrieved 2007-08-02.
- "Google Maps". Google. Retrieved 28 October 2012.
- "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.