Wauconda Township
Location in Lake County
Location in Lake County
Lake County
Lake County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 42°17′02″N 88°09′19″W / 42.28389°N 88.15528°W / 42.28389; -88.15528Coordinates: 42°17′02″N 88°09′19″W / 42.28389°N 88.15528°W / 42.28389; -88.15528
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyLake
EstablishedNovember 6, 1849
Government
 • SupervisorGlenn L. Swanson
Area
 • Total24.2 sq mi (62.8 km2)
 • Land22.9 sq mi (59.3 km2)
 • Water1.4 sq mi (3.5 km2)
Elevation
797 ft (243 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
22,514
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code17-097-79280
Websitewww.waucondatownship.com

Wauconda Township is a township in Lake County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 21,730.[2]

Geography

Wauconda Township covers an area of 24.2 square miles (62.8 km2); of this, 1.4 square miles (3.5 km2) or 5.59 percent is water.[2] Lakes in this township include Bangs Lake and Slocum Lake. The stream of Mutton Creek runs through this township.

Places of interest

The Volo Auto Museum is within the township, just outside the boundaries of the village of Volo itself.

Cities and towns

Adjacent townships

Cemeteries

The township contains six cemeteries: Fisher Family (historic) west of Volo; Hope Grove (historic) east of Volo; Saint Peter Catholic in Volo; Slocum Family (historic) west of Wauconda; Volo (historic) in Volo; and Wauconda in Wauconda.

Major highways

Airports and landing strips

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2016 (est.)22,514[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

References

  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Wauconda 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.