Will County, Illinois

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Will County
Bison at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
Bison at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
Map of Illinois highlighting Will County
Location within the U.S. state of Illinois
Map of the United States highlighting Illinois
Illinois's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 41°26′42″N 87°58′43″W / 41.44503°N 87.97866°W / 41.44503; -87.97866
Country United States
State Illinois
FoundedJanuary 12, 1836
Named forDr. Conrad Will
Largest cityJoliet
 • Total849 sq mi (2,200 km2)
 • Land837 sq mi (2,170 km2)
 • Water12 sq mi (30 km2)  1.5%%
 • Estimate 
 • Density810/sq mi (310/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional districts1st, 2nd, 3rd, 11th, 14th, 16th

Will County is a county in the state of Illinois in the United States. As of 2000, about 502,000 people were living in Will County. According to the United States Census Bureau, Will County has an area of 849 square miles.

Townships[change | change source]

Will County is made up of these townships:

References[change | change source]

  1. "UNITED STATES QuickFacts from the US Census Bureau". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved April 21, 2016.

Other websites[change | change source]

Coordinates: 41°26′N 87°59′W / 41.44°N 87.98°W / 41.44; -87.98