Newport Township
Location in Lake County
Location in Lake County
Lake County
Lake County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 42°27′12″N 87°56′28″W / 42.45333°N 87.94111°W / 42.45333; -87.94111Coordinates: 42°27′12″N 87°56′28″W / 42.45333°N 87.94111°W / 42.45333; -87.94111
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyLake
EstablishedNovember 6, 1849
Area
 • Total32.3 sq mi (83.6 km2)
 • Land31.8 sq mi (82.3 km2)
 • Water0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
Elevation
669 ft (204 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
6,750
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code17-097-52753
Websitetownships.toi.org/NEWPORTTOWNSHIP

Newport Township is a township in Lake County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 6,770.[2] It includes the villages of Wadsworth and Old Mill Creek, as well as smaller portions of the villages of Antioch, Beach Park, Lake Villa, and a corner of the city of Waukegan. The unincorporated communities of Millburn and Russell are also within the township.

Geography

Newport Township covers an area of 32.3 square miles (83.6 km2); of this, 0.50 square miles (1.3 km2) or 1.60 percent is water.[2] Lakes in this township include Sterling Lake. The streams of Mill Creek, North Mill Creek and Pettibone Creek run through this township.

Cities and towns

Adjacent townships

Cemeteries

The township contains four cemeteries: Millburn, Mount Rest, Oakdale and Saint Patricks.

Major highways

Airports and landing strips

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2016 (est.)6,750[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Education

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Gurnee School District 56

The schools in the district include:

Public elementary/middle schools

Public high school

Private elementary/middle schools

Antioch Community Consolidated School District 34

The schools in the district include:

Public elementary schools

Public middle school

Public high school

Private elementary/middle schools

Beach Park Community Consolidated School District 3

The schools in the district include:

Public elementary schools:

Public middle school:

Millburn Community Consolidated School District 24

The schools in the district include:

Economy

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References

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