Antioch Township is located in northwest Lake County, Illinois, and includes the Illinois-Wisconsin state line in its north border. The population was 27,745 at the 2010 census.


Antioch Township covers an area of 42.2 square miles (109.3 km2); with 7.4 square miles (19.2 km2) or 17.57 percent is water consisting of lakes and creeks. There are many lakes in Antioch Township, including Antioch Lake, Benet Lake, Bluff Lake, Channel Lake, Deer Lake, Dunns Lake, East Loon Lake, Grass Lake, Huntley Lake, Lake Catherine, Lake Marie, Loon Lake, Mud Lake, Petite Lake, Redwing Slough Lake, Silver Lake, Spring Lake and Turner Lake.


Channel Lake
Fox Lake (east quarter)
Lake Catherine
Lake Villa (north edge)

Adjacent townships
Newport Township (east)
Lake Villa Township (southeast)
Grant Township (southwest)
McHenry Township, McHenry County (southwest)
Burton Township, McHenry County (west)


The township contains three cemeteries: Grass Lake, Hickory Union and Hillside.


U.S. Route 45
Illinois Route 59
Illinois Route 83
Illinois Route 173


Antioch Airport (historical)
Donald Alfred Gade Airport
Fox Lake Seaplane Base


Census Pop. %±
Est. 2016 27,429


Antioch Community Consolidated School District 34
The schools in District 34 include:

Public elementary schools

Antioch Elementary School, Antioch, grades 2-5;
Emmons Grade School, Antioch, grades K-8;
Grass Lake Elementary School, Antioch, grades PK-8;
Hillcrest Elementary School, Antioch, grades PK-2;
Oakland Elementary School, Antioch, grades 2-5;
W C Petty Elementary School, Antioch, grades 2-5;
Public middle school

Antioch Upper Grade School, Antioch, grades 6-8;
Public high school

Antioch Community High School, Antioch, grades 9-12;
Private elementary/middle schools

St Peter Catholic School, Antioch, grades KG-8;
Faith Evangelical Lutheran School, Antioch, grades PK-8;