Cuba Township
Location in Lake County
Location in Lake County
Lake County
Lake County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 42°11′56″N 88°09′47″W / 42.19889°N 88.16306°W / 42.19889; -88.16306Coordinates: 42°11′56″N 88°09′47″W / 42.19889°N 88.16306°W / 42.19889; -88.16306
CountryUnited States
 • Total24.2 sq mi (62.8 km2)
 • Land22.8 sq mi (59.1 km2)
 • Water1.4 sq mi (3.7 km2)
764 ft (233 m)
 • Estimate 
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code17-097-18004

Cuba Township is a township in Lake County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 16,826.[2] Cuba Township was originally named Troy Township, but was renamed to Cuba in support of the López Expedition of 1851, when it was discovered the township name of Troy was already taken.[3][4]


Cuba Township covers an area of 24.2 square miles (62.8 km2); of this, 1.4 square miles (3.7 km2) or 5.91 percent is water.[2] Lakes in this township include Davlins Pond, Grassy Lake, Honey Lake, Lake Barrington, Flint Lake, Lake Sheree and North Tower Lake. The stream of Flint Creek runs through this township.

Cities and towns

Adjacent townships


The township contains two cemeteries: Saint Paul and White.

Major highways

Airports and landing strips

Art as of 2013 is still living in the area


Historical population
Census Pop.
2016 (est.)16,690[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[5]


  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Cuba township, Lake County, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved December 18, 2012.
  3. ^ Halsey, John J. (1912). A History of Lake County Illinois. Lake Forest College: Roy S. Bates. p. 115.
  4. ^ "Cuba Township official website". Cuba Township. Retrieved 4 May 2019.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2016.