Grant Township
Motto(s): 
"Grass Roots and New Tomorrows"
Location in Lake County
Location in Lake County
Lake County
Lake County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 42°22′08″N 88°09′36″W / 42.36889°N 88.16000°W / 42.36889; -88.16000Coordinates: 42°22′08″N 88°09′36″W / 42.36889°N 88.16000°W / 42.36889; -88.16000
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyLake
Government
 • SupervisorCatherine "Kay" Starostovic
Area
 • Total23.0 sq mi (59.5 km2)
 • Land17.6 sq mi (45.5 km2)
 • Water5.4 sq mi (14.0 km2)
Elevation
801 ft (244 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
27,040
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code17-097-30952
Websitewww.granttownshipcenter.org

Grant Township is a township in Lake County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 26,523.[2] Grant Township changed its name from Goodale Township on March 8th, 1867.[3]

Geography

Grant Township covers an area of 23.0 square miles (59.5 km2); of this, 5.4 square miles (14.0 km2) or 23.52 percent is water.[2] Lakes in this township include Brandenburg Lake, Duck Lake, Fish Lake, Fox Lake, Long Lake, Nippersink Lake, Redhead Lake, Sullivan Lake and Wooster Lake. The streams of Eagle Creek and Squaw Creek run through this township.

Cities and towns

Unincorporated towns

Adjacent townships

Cemeteries

The township contains two cemeteries, Grant, and St. Bede Catholic Cemetery

Major highways

Airports and landing strips

Railroad lines

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2016 (est.)27,040[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

References

  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Grant township, Lake County, Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved December 19, 2012.
  3. ^ "Lake County". Retrieved September 13, 2020.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.