Artesia Township, Iroquois County, Illinois

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Artesia Township
Township
Location in Iroquois County
Location in Iroquois County
Iroquois County's location in Illinois
Iroquois County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°36′26″N 88°01′03″W / 40.60722°N 88.01750°W / 40.60722; -88.01750Coordinates: 40°36′26″N 88°01′03″W / 40.60722°N 88.01750°W / 40.60722; -88.01750
Country United States
State Illinois
County Iroquois
Established Before 1921
Area
 • Total 57.42 sq mi (148.7 km2)
 • Land 57.36 sq mi (148.6 km2)
 • Water 0.06 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.10%
Elevation 682 ft (208 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 945
 • Density 16.5/sq mi (6.4/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 60918, 60924, 60955, 60968
GNIS feature ID 0428603

Artesia Township is one of twenty-six townships in Iroquois County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 945 and it contained 428 housing units.[1] Artesia Township formed from portions of Ash Grove and Loda townships sometime prior to 1921.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 57.42 square miles (148.7 km2), of which 57.36 square miles (148.6 km2) (or 99.90%) is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) (or 0.10%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these two cemeteries: Lisk and Saint John's Lutheran.

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Cissna Park Community Unit School District 6
  • Iroquois West Community Unit School District 10
  • Paxton-Buckley-Loda Community Unit School District 10

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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