Crete Township, Will County, Illinois

Crete Township is located in Will County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 23,774 and it contained 10,286 housing units.[2] Washington Township was formed from a portion of Crete.

Crete Township
Township
Location in Will County
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyWill
EstablishedNovember 6, 1849
Area
  Total44.38 sq mi (114.9 km2)
  Land44.34 sq mi (114.8 km2)
  Water0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.09%
Population
 (2010)
  Estimate 
(2016)[1]
23,530
  Density536.2/sq mi (207.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code17-197-17536

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 44.38 square miles (114.9 km2), of which 44.34 square miles (114.8 km2) (or 99.91%) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (or 0.09%) is water.[2]

Demographics

The population as of 2016 was 23,530.

Historical population
CensusPop.
Est. 201623,530[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Notable people

  • Emma Clara Schweer, former tax collector of Crete Township and the oldest elected official in the United States

References


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