Alto Township, Lee County, Illinois

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Alto Township
Township
Location in Lee County
Location in Lee County
Lee County's location in Illinois
Lee County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°50′27″N 88°59′51″W / 41.84083°N 88.99750°W / 41.84083; -88.99750Coordinates: 41°50′27″N 88°59′51″W / 41.84083°N 88.99750°W / 41.84083; -88.99750
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Lee
Established February 28, 1860
Government
 • Supervisor Dennis E. Burkhart
Area
 • Total 34.94 sq mi (90.5 km2)
 • Land 34.9 sq mi (90 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.11%
Elevation 830 ft (253 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 565
 • Density 16.2/sq mi (6.3/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 60530, 60553, 61068
GNIS feature ID 0428585

Alto Township is one of twenty-two townships in Lee County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 565 and it contained 230 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 34.94 square miles (90.5 km2), of which 34.9 square miles (90 km2) (or 99.89%) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (or 0.11%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these two cemeteries: Steward and Union.

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Thompson Landing Strip
  • Wilbur Thompson Airport

School districts[edit]

  • Indian Creek Community Unit District 425

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 

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