Other Government

Lake County has more than 300 independent taxing entities, including:
  • 18 townships
  • 52 municipalities
  • 48 school districts
  • 20 park districts
  • 24 fire protection districts
  • 1 county government
  • 1 county forest preserve district
  • Other districts for road and bridge, mosquito abatement, sanitary sewer, special service areas, water agencies and drainage.