Wauponsee Township, Grundy County, Illinois

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Wauponsee Township
Location in Grundy County
Location in Grundy County
Grundy County's location in Illinois
Grundy County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°19′16″N 88°25′08″W / 41.32111°N 88.41889°W / 41.32111; -88.41889Coordinates: 41°19′16″N 88°25′08″W / 41.32111°N 88.41889°W / 41.32111; -88.41889
CountryUnited States
EstablishedNovember 6, 1849
 • Total27.98 sq mi (72.5 km2)
 • Land26.79 sq mi (69.4 km2)
 • Water1.19 sq mi (3.1 km2)  4.25%
551 ft (168 m)
 • Estimate 
 • Density90.4/sq mi (34.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
60444, 60450
FIPS code17-063-79345

Wauponsee Township is one of seventeen townships in Grundy County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,423 and it contained 939 housing units.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 27.98 square miles (72.5 km2), of which 26.79 square miles (69.4 km2) (or 95.75%) is land and 1.19 square miles (3.1 km2) (or 4.25%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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


The township contains Sample Cemetery.

Major highways[edit]


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20162,379[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Coal City Community Unit School District 1

Morris High School and Morris Elementary School District

Political districts[edit]


  • "Wauponsee Township, Grundy County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-17.
  • United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas

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