Waukegan Township, Lake County, Illinois

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Waukegan Township
Location in Lake County
Location in Lake County
Lake County's location in Illinois
Lake County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 42°22′23″N 87°51′01″W / 42.37306°N 87.85028°W / 42.37306; -87.85028Coordinates: 42°22′23″N 87°51′01″W / 42.37306°N 87.85028°W / 42.37306; -87.85028
Country United States
State Illinois
County Lake
Established November 6, 1849
 • Supervisor Patricia Jones
 • Total 21.4 sq mi (55.3 km2)
 • Land 21.0 sq mi (54.5 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Elevation 650 ft (198 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 89,834
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code 17-097-79306
Website www.waukegantownship.com

Waukegan Township is a township in Lake County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 90,893.[2]


Waukegan Township covers an area of 21.4 square miles (55.3 km2); of this, 0.31 square miles (0.8 km2) or 1.41 percent is water.[2] Lakes in this township include Dead Lake. Sunderland Creek and the Waukegan River run through this township.

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The township contains five cemeteries: Am Echod Jewish, North Shore Garden of Memories, Oakwood, Pahlman Family and Saint Marys.

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Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 201689,834[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): Waukegan 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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