Currently, Will County consists of a number of townships, which include Channahon, Crete, Custer, DuPage, Florence, Frankfort, Green Garden, Homer, Jackson, Joliet, Lockport, Manhattan, Monee, New Lenox, Peotone, Plainfield, Reed, Troy, Washington, Wesley, Wheatland, Will, Wilmington, and Wilton. Among these townships, the county encompasses a number of cities. The towns and cities that lie in the boundaries of the county include parts of Aurora, Beecher, parts of Bolingbrook, Braidwood, Channahon, parts of Coal City, Crest Hill, Crete, parts of Diamond, Elwood, Frankfort, Godley, Homer Glen, Joliet, parts of Lemont, Lockport, Manhattan, parts of Minooka, Mokena, Monee, parts of Naperville, New Lenox, parts of Orland Park, parts of Park Forest, Peotone, Plainfield, Rockdale, Romeoville, parts of Sauk Village, Shorewood, Steger, Symerton, parts of Tinley Park, parts of University Park, Wilmington, and Woodridge; not to mention a handful of unincorporated areas including Andres, Crystal Lawns, Pue, Fairmont, Frankfort Square, Goodings Grove, Goodenow, Ingalls Park, Lakewood Shores, Preston Heights, Ridge...
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