Zion Township, Lake County, Illinois

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Zion Township
Location in Lake County
Location in Lake County
Lake County's location in Illinois
Lake County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 42°27′24″N 87°50′35″W / 42.45667°N 87.84306°W / 42.45667; -87.84306Coordinates: 42°27′24″N 87°50′35″W / 42.45667°N 87.84306°W / 42.45667; -87.84306
Country United States
State Illinois
County Lake
Established September 12, 1930
 • Total 9.8 sq mi (25.4 km2)
 • Land 9.8 sq mi (25.4 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 669 ft (204 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 24,029
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 17-097-84233
Website www.ziontownship.org

Zion Township is a township in Lake County, in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its boundaries correspond exactly to those of the city of Zion. As of the 2010 census, its population was 24,413.[2] It was formed from Benton Township on September 12, 1930.[3]


Zion Township covers an area of 8.2 square miles (21 km2). The stream of Kellogg Creek runs through this township. Camp Logan was located in this township.


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The township contains two cemeteries: Lake Mound and Mt. Olivet Memorial Park.

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Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 24,029 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[4]


  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  2. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Zion township, Lake County, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved December 19, 2012. 
  3. ^ Illinois State Archives Archived October 12, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016. 

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