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Wauponsee Township
Location in Grundy County
Location in Grundy County
Grundy County's location in Illinois
Grundy County's location in Illinois
Country United States
State Illinois
County Grundy
Established November 6, 1849
 • Total 27.98 sq mi (72.5 km2)
 • Land 26.79 sq mi (69.4 km2)
 • Water 1.19 sq mi (3.1 km2)  4.25%
551 ft (168 m)
 • Total 2,423
 • Density 90.4/sq mi (34.9/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
60444, 60450
GNIS feature ID 0429904

Wauponsee Township is one of seventeen townships in Grundy County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,423 and it contained 939 housing units.


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 27.98 square miles (72.5 km2), of which 26.79 square miles (69.4 km2) (or 95.75%) is land and 1.19 square miles (3.1 km2) (or 4.25%) is water.

Cities, towns, villages

Unincorporated towns

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)


The township contains Sample Cemetery.

Major highways

  • Illinois 47.svg Illinois Route 47

Political districts

  • Illinois' 11th congressional district
  • State House District 75
  • State Senate District 38
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