Welcome to Crete Township!



Crete Township Trustee Meetings

The Crete Township Board of Trustees meets every 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7:00 PM at the Town Hall, 1367 Wood Street, Crete, Illinois.  The public is welcome to attend.

November 16, 2020

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After we went to print and the Newsletter distributed, we were informed that the deal was eventually not completed.. (Please note that the Newsletter is published 3 times a year and the time lag between writing articles and eventually printing and distributing can last several weeks.) We regret any inconvenience.

September 8, 2020

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Recent News

Firearms Safety

The Village of Crete has ordinances on the use of firearms and governs their use within the Village limits. For residents who live in Unincorporated Crete Township, the use of firearms is governed by Chapter 95 of the Will County Code of Ordinances. With respect to the use of firearms in Unincorporated Crete Township, even …

October 8, 2019

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Crete Township Careers

History Of Your Township!

Crete Township is located in Will County, Illinois and is home to 23,530 people according to the 2016 census.
America's oldest form of government marks its 150th anniversary in Illinois this year. Township government was created in Illinois by the Constitution of 1848.
Constitutional delegates gave each county the option to choose between the township form of government or a county commission form of government.
In 1849, the first townships were formed in Illinois and began operating a year later.
Today, 85 of Illinois' 102 counties operate under the township government system and 1,433 townships serve more than 8 million people throughout the state.