NOTE: The March, 2014 regular meeting will be held at the Township Offices in Old Mill Creek on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. Please check the Info Center page for a schedule of upcoming meetings for the next fiscal year. Meetings have been changed to the 4th Wednesday of the month with some exceptions.
Newport Township is located in Lake County, Illinois. As of 2010 our population was 6,770. Our township includes the villages of Wadsworth, Old Mill Creek, Millburn, Russell, small portions of the Villages of Gurnee and Antioch, and a very small portion of the city of Zion. Newport Township covers an area of 32.3 square miles (83.6 square kilometers); of this, 0.5 square miles (0.77 square kilometers) or 1.6 percent is water. Our township includes Sterling Lake. The streams of Mill Creek, North Mill Creek and Pettibone Creek run through the township as well as a portion of the Des Plaines River.
Our Township offices are located at 40870 North Hunt Club Road, Old Mill Creek, IL 60083. All Township meetings are held at the Wadsworth Village Hall at 14155 W. Wadsworth Road, Wadsworth, IL at 7:00pm on the fourth Wednesday of the month. Please see the Info Center page for a complete listing of upcoming meetins for the next fiscal year. If you need handicap access, please contact the Supervisor so that we may accomodate you.
This site is new as of June 2013. We will continue to work to add more historical information as time allows.