Wauconda Township, Lake County, Illinois

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Wauconda Township
Location in Lake County
Location in Lake County
Lake County's location in Illinois
Lake County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 42°17′02″N 88°09′19″W / 42.28389°N 88.15528°W / 42.28389; -88.15528Coordinates: 42°17′02″N 88°09′19″W / 42.28389°N 88.15528°W / 42.28389; -88.15528
Country United States
State Illinois
County Lake
Established November 6, 1849
 • Supervisor Glenn L. Swanson
 • Total 24.2 sq mi (62.8 km2)
 • Land 22.9 sq mi (59.3 km2)
 • Water 1.4 sq mi (3.5 km2)
Elevation 797 ft (243 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 22,514
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 17-097-79280
Website www.waucondatownship.com

Wauconda Township is a township in Lake County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 21,730.[2]


Wauconda Township covers an area of 24.2 square miles (62.8 km2); of this, 1.4 square miles (3.5 km2) or 5.59 percent is water.[2] Lakes in this township include Bangs Lake and Slocum Lake. The stream of Mutton Creek runs through this township.

Cities and towns[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains four cemeteries: Fisher Family, Saint Peters, Volo and Wauconda.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Oak Knoll Farm Airport


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 22,514 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]


  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Wauconda 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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