Avon Township, Lake County, Illinois


Avon Township, Lake County, Illinois

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Avon Township
settlement_type = Township
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map_caption = Location in Lake County


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Illinois
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Lake
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established_title = Established
established_date = November 6, 1849

area_footnotes =
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area_total_km2 = 61.83
area_land_km2 = 58.86
area_water_km2 = 2.96
area_total_sq_mi = 23.87
area_land_sq_mi = 22.73
area_water_sq_mi = 1.14
area_water_percent = 4.79

population_as_of = 2000
population_footnotes =
population_total = 54957
population_density_km2 = 933.7
population_density_sq_mi = 2417.8

timezone = CST
utc_offset = -6
timezone_DST = CDT
utc_offset_DST = -5
elevation_footnotes =
elevation_m = 239
elevation_ft = 784
latd = 42
latm = 21
lats = 25
latNS = N
longd = 88
longm = 03
longs = 50
longEW = W

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blank_name = GNIS feature ID
blank_info = [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:0428626 0428626]
website = [http://www.toi.org/AVONTOWNSHIP/ www.toi.org/AVONTOWNSHIP]
footnotes =

Avon Township is a township in Lake County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2000 census, its population was 54,957 [ [http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/DTTable?_bm=y&-context=dt&-ds_name=DEC_2000_SF1_U&-mt_name=DEC_2000_SF1_U_P001&-CONTEXT=dt&-tree_id=4001&-all_geo_types=N&-geo_id=06000US1709703220&-search_results=01000US&-format=&-_lang=en United States Census Bureau American FactFinder] ] .

Geography

Avon Township covers an area of 23.87 square miles (61.83 square kilometers); of this, 1.14 square miles (2.96 square kilometers) or 4.79 percent is water. Lakes in this township include Cranberry Lake, Druce Lake, Grays Lake, Highland Lake and Third Lake.

Cities and towns

* Grayslake (west three-quarters)
* Hainesville
* Long Lake (east quarter)
* Round Lake (east three-quarters)
* Round Lake Beach (southeast three-quarters)
* Round Lake Heights (southeast half)
* Round Lake Park
* Third Lake

Adjacent townships

* Lake Villa Township (north)
* Warren Township (east)
* Libertyville Township (southeast)
* Fremont Township (south)
* Wauconda Township (southwest)
* Grant Township (west)

Cemeteries

The township contains eight cemeteries: Avon Centre, Benedictine Abbey, Druce, Fort Hill, Grayslake, Great Lakes, Greenwood and Saint Joseph.

Major highways

* U.S. Route 45
* Illinois State Route 83
* Illinois State Route 120
* Illinois State Route 134
* Illinois State Route 137

Airports and landing strips

* Rockenbach Airport

References

* [http://geonames.usgs.gov/domestic/ U.S. Board on Geographic Names (GNIS)]
* [http://www.census.gov/geo/www/cob/ United States Census Bureau cartographic boundary files]

External links

* [http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/DatasetMainPageServlet?_lang=en&_ US Census]
* [http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/irad/lake.html Illinois State Archives]


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