Benton Township Lake County Illinois

Benton Township, situated in Lake County, Illinois, USA, encompasses the entirety of Winthrop Harbor village, most of Beach Park village, and small sections of Zion and Waukegan cities. Established on November 6, 1849, it has a population of 18,951 as per the 2010 census.

Covering an area of 14.9 square miles, with 0.27 square miles of water bodies, Benton Township features natural attractions like Sand Pond, alongside waterways such as Bull Creek and Dead River.

Adjacent to Benton Township are Pleasant Prairie Township to the north, Bristol Township to the northwest, Newport Township to the west, and Waukegan Township to the south, Zion Township (center), and Warren Township (southwest). Major highways like Illinois Route 137 traverse through Benton Township, facilitating transportation and connectivity. Additionally, the township is served by Waukegan Regional Airport, enhancing regional accessibility.


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