Frankfort Township
Location in Will County
Location in Will County
Will County
Will County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°30′42″N 87°51′09″W / 41.51167°N 87.85250°W / 41.51167; -87.85250Coordinates: 41°30′42″N 87°51′09″W / 41.51167°N 87.85250°W / 41.51167; -87.85250
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyWill
EstablishedNovember 6, 1849
Government
 • SupervisorJim Moustis
Area
 • Total36.83 sq mi (95.39 km2)
 • Land36.8 sq mi (95.31 km2)
 • Water0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)  0.08%
Elevation
387 ft (118 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
59,278
 • Density1,550.3/sq mi (598.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
60423, 60448, 60467, 60477, 60487
Area code(s)708, 779, 815
FIPS code17-197-27631
Websitewww.frankforttownship.com

Frankfort Township is one of 24 townships in Will County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 57,055 and it contained 19,720 housing units.[2]

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.83 square miles (95.4 km2), of which 36.8 square miles (95 km2) (or 99.92%) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.078 km2) (or 0.08%) is water.[2] It includes almost all of Frankfort and Mokena as well as small portions of Tinley Park and Orland Park.

Boundaries

Frankfort Township is bordered by Harlem Avenue (Illinois Route 43) on the east (where Cook County and Will County share a border), 183rd Street and Orland Parkway on the north (which is also the Cook-Will county border), Townline Road on the west, and Steger Road on the south.

Cities, towns, villages

Adjacent townships

Cemeteries

The township contains these eight cemeteries: Frankfort Township, Frankfort, Pioneer Memorial, Pleasant Hill, Saint John's United Church of Christ, Saint Mary's, Stellwagen, and Union Burial Society.

Major highways

Lakes

Landmarks

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2016 (est.)59,278[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Political districts

References

  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Archived from the original on 2020-02-12. Retrieved 2013-05-28.
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.