Blue Ridge Township, Piatt County, Illinois

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Blue Ridge Township
Township
Location in Piatt County
Location in Piatt County
Coordinates: 40°13′18″N 88°32′42″W / 40.22167°N 88.54500°W / 40.22167; -88.54500Coordinates: 40°13′18″N 88°32′42″W / 40.22167°N 88.54500°W / 40.22167; -88.54500
Country United States
State Illinois
County Piatt
Established November 8, 1859
Area
 • Total 63.71 sq mi (165.0 km2)
 • Land 63.65 sq mi (164.9 km2)
 • Water 0.06 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.09%
Elevation 728 ft (222 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,480
 • Density 23.3/sq mi (9.0/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 0428689

Blue Ridge Township is a township in Piatt County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,480 and it contained 641 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 63.71 square miles (165.0 km2), of which 63.65 square miles (164.9 km2) (or 99.91%) is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) (or 0.09%) is water.[1]

Cities and towns[edit]

Extinct towns[edit]

  • Blue Ridge
  • Harris

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains three cemeteries: Blue Ridge, Dunkard and Mansfield.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Ashworth Landing Strip
  • Marvin D Bradd Airport
  • Niklaus RLA Airport
  • Robert Armstead Ashworth Airport
  • Van Gorder Airport
  • Weidner Landing Field

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