Wesley Township, Will County, Illinois

Wesley Township is located in Will County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,241 and it contained 891 housing units.[2] Wesley Township was formed from the south-eastern part of Wilmington Township in 1846. Wesley, Illinois was the setting for a murder in the 1966 mystery fiction book "Deadline" by Thomas B. Dewey

Wesley Township
Township
Location in Will County
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyWill
Established1846
Government
  SupervisorMike Medlin
Area
  Total28.52 sq mi (73.9 km2)
  Land27.85 sq mi (72.1 km2)
  Water0.67 sq mi (1.7 km2)  2.35%
Population
 (2010)
  Estimate 
(2016)[1]
2,223
  Density80.5/sq mi (31.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code17-197-79865

School Districts

  • Wilmington Community School District 209-U
  • Manteno Community School District Unit 5

Geography

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 28.52 square miles (73.9 km2), of which 27.85 square miles (72.1 km2) (or 97.65%) is land and 0.67 square miles (1.7 km2) (or 2.35%) is water.[2]

Demographics

Historical population
CensusPop.
Est. 20162,223[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

References


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