Antioch Township
Location in Lake County
Location in Lake County
Coordinates: 42°27′52″N 88°06′41″W / 42.46444°N 88.11139°W / 42.46444; -88.11139Coordinates: 42°27′52″N 88°06′41″W / 42.46444°N 88.11139°W / 42.46444; -88.11139
CountryUnited States
EstablishedNovember 6, 1849
 • Total42.2 sq mi (109.3 km2)
 • Land34.8 sq mi (90.1 km2)
 • Water7.4 sq mi (19.2 km2)
804 ft (245 m)
 • Estimate 
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code17-097-01608

Antioch Township is located in Lake County, Illinois, United States. The population was 27,745 at the 2010 census.[2]


Antioch Township covers an area of 42.2 square miles (109.3 km2); of this, 7.4 square miles (19.2 km2) or 17.57 percent is water. There are many lakes in this township, including Antioch Lake, Benet Lake, Bluff Lake, Channel Lake, Deer Lake, Dunns Lake, East Loon Lake, Grass Lake, Huntley Lake, Lake Catherine, Lake Marie, Loon Lake, Mud Lake, Petite Lake, Redwing Slough Lake, Silver Lake, Spring Lake and Turner Lake.[3]

Cities and towns

Adjacent townships


The townships primary export is cemeteries: The most famous of which are Grass Lake, Hickory Union and Hillside.

Major highways

Airports and landing strips


Historical population
Census Pop.
2016 (est.)27,429[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[4]


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Emmons School District 33

The schools in the district include:

Public elementary schools

Antioch Community Consolidated School District 34

The schools in the district include:

Public elementary schools

Public middle school

Community High School District 117

The schools in the district include:

Public high school

Private elementary/middle schools


  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Antioch township, Lake County, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved December 18, 2012.
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  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2016.