Wayne Township, DuPage County, Illinois

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Wayne Township
Temple in Wayne Township
Temple in Wayne Township
Location in DuPage County
Location in DuPage County
DuPage County's location in Illinois
DuPage County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°56′46″N 88°12′01″W / 41.94611°N 88.20028°W / 41.94611; -88.20028Coordinates: 41°56′46″N 88°12′01″W / 41.94611°N 88.20028°W / 41.94611; -88.20028
Country United States
State Illinois
CountyDuPage
SettledNovember 6, 1849
Area
 • Total36.5 sq mi (95 km2)
 • Land35.42 sq mi (91.7 km2)
 • Water1.08 sq mi (2.8 km2)  2.96%
Elevation
758 ft (231 m)
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
66,952
 • Density1,879.6/sq mi (725.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
60103, 60120, 60174, 60184, 60185, 60188, 60190
FIPS code17-043-79410

Wayne Township is one of nine townships in DuPage County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 66,582 and it contained 21,787 housing units.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.5 square miles (95 km2), of which 35.42 square miles (91.7 km2) (or 97.04%) is land and 1.08 square miles (2.8 km2) (or 2.96%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjoining Townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these three cemeteries: Illinois Pet, Ontarioville and Wayne Township.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • DuPage County Airport
  • Van Kampen Heliport

Landmarks[edit]

  • Dupage County Airport (north quarter)
  • Dupage County Forest Preserve - Pratt Wayne Woods Forest Preserve
  • West Branch Reservoir Forest Preserve

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 201666,952[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Township government[edit]

The Township government consists of a Board of Trustees (Supervisor and four Trustees) and two officers (Clerk and Assessor) all elected to four-year terms by the voters at-large.

Township roadways are under the jurisdiction of the Wayne Township Road District, a special taxing district separate from the Township. The Highway Commissioner serves as chief executive of the Road District and is elected to a four-year term by the voters at-large.

Township elections are held in April of the year immediately following a presidential election (2005, 2009, 2013, etc.). The current officers were elected in April 2009. They are:

Office Name Municipality
Supervisor Randy Ramey Carol Stream
Trustee Dan Brinkman Carol Stream
Trustee Nic Zito Wayne
Trustee Tom Feltes West Chicago
Trustee Jackie Haden Hanover Park
Clerk Brandi Fike Ramundo West Chicago
Assessor Michael Musson Bartlett
Highway Commissioner Martin McManamon Bartlett

School districts[edit]

  • School District 46
  • St Charles Community Unit School District 303

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Wayne Township, DuPage County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-10.
  • United States Census Bureau 2008 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas

External links[edit]