Will County, Illinois

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Will County, Illinois
Joliet State Prison (10045283735).jpg
Joliet State Prison
Map of Illinois highlighting Will County
Location in the U.S. state of Illinois
Map of the United States highlighting Illinois
Illinois's location in the U.S.
Founded January 12, 1836
Named for Dr. Conrad Will
Seat Joliet
Largest city Joliet
Area
 • Total 849 sq mi (2,199 km2)
 • Land 837 sq mi (2,168 km2)
 • Water 12 sq mi (31 km2), 1.5%
Population (est.)
 • (2015) 687,263[1]
 • Density 810/sq mi (310/km2)
Congressional districts 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 11th, 14th, 16th
Time zone Central: UTC−6/−5
Website www.willcountyillinois.com

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:

Other websites[change | change source]

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


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