Monee Township
Location in Will County
Will County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°25′28″N 87°43′25″W / 41.42444°N 87.72361°W / 41.42444; -87.72361Coordinates: 41°25′28″N 87°43′25″W / 41.42444°N 87.72361°W / 41.42444; -87.72361
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyWill
EstablishedNovember 6, 1849
Government
 • SupervisorDonna T. Dettbarn
Area
 • Total35.87 sq mi (92.9 km2)
 • Land35.8 sq mi (92.72 km2)
 • Water0.07 sq mi (0.18 km2)  0.20%
Elevation
774 ft (236 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
15,490
 • Density437.7/sq mi (169.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
60417, 60449, 60466, 60484
Area code(s)708
FIPS code17-197-49958
Websitewww.moneetownship.com
Monee Township
Monee Township

Monee Township is one of 24 townships in Will County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 15,669 and it contained 6,182 housing units.[2] Monee Township used to be known as Carcy Township, but the name was changed at an unknown date.

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.87 square miles (92.9 km2), of which 35.8 square miles (93 km2) (or 99.80%) is land and 0.07 square miles (0.18 km2) (or 0.20%) is water.[2] It includes all of Monee, almost all of University Park as well as a small portion of Park Forest.

Boundaries

Monee Township is bordered by Western Avenue on the east, Steger Road on the north (where Cook County and Will County share a border), Harlem Avenue (Illinois Route 43) on the west, and Offner Road on the south.

Cities, towns, villages

Adjacent townships

Cemeteries

The township contains the Saint Paul's United Church of Christ Cemetery.

Major highways

Lakes

Landmarks

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2016 (est.)15,490[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.