Wauponsee Township, Grundy County, Illinois

Wauponsee Township is one of seventeen townships in Grundy County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,423 and it contained 939 housing units.[2]

Wauponsee Township
Location in Grundy County
Grundy County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°19′16″N 88°25′08″W
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyGrundy
EstablishedNovember 6, 1849
Area
  Total27.98 sq mi (72.5 km2)
  Land26.79 sq mi (69.4 km2)
  Water1.19 sq mi (3.1 km2)  4.25%
Elevation
551 ft (168 m)
Population
 (2010)
  Estimate 
(2016)[1]
2,379
  Density90.4/sq mi (34.9/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
60444, 60450
FIPS code17-063-79345

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 27.98 square miles (72.5 km2), of which 26.79 square miles (69.4 km2) (or 95.75%) is land and 1.19 square miles (3.1 km2) (or 4.25%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages

Unincorporated towns

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Cemeteries

The township contains Sample Cemetery.

Major highways

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
Est. 20162,379[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts

  • Coal City Community Unit School District 1

Morris High School and Morris Elementary School District

Political districts

References

  • "Wauponsee Township, Grundy County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-17.
  • United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas
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