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IMPORTANT INFO

COVID-19 VACCINE REGISTRATION

Registration for COVID-19 vaccination is being conducted by the Will County Health Department for Will County residents only. To begin the registration process, for when the COVID-19 vaccine becomes publicly available, please complete the Will County COVID-19 Vaccine Registration Sign Up Form available at this link:

January 26, 2021

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LACK OF HIGH SPEED INTERNET SERVICE

As an apparent result of work-from-home and remote learning during the recent pandemic, it has come to our attention that a number of Crete Township residents do not have access to high-speed internet such as those provided in the area by Comcast and AT&T.  Although Crete Township has no jurisdiction in this area, the Township …

December 15, 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.