Bradford Township, Lee County, Illinois

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Bradford Township
Township
Location in Lee County
Location in Lee County
Lee County's location in Illinois
Lee County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°47′39″N 89°13′10″W / 41.79417°N 89.21944°W / 41.79417; -89.21944Coordinates: 41°47′39″N 89°13′10″W / 41.79417°N 89.21944°W / 41.79417; -89.21944
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Lee
Established November 6, 1849
Government
 • Supervisor Douglas J. Wagner
Area
 • Total 36.04 sq mi (93.3 km2)
 • Land 36.01 sq mi (93.3 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)  0.08%
Elevation 797 ft (243 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 324
 • Density 9/sq mi (3/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61006, 61031, 61310, 61378
GNIS feature ID 0428703

Bradford Township is one of twenty-two townships in Lee County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 324 and it contained 124 housing units.[1] Ashton Township (originally called Ogle Township) was formed from part of Bradford Township on February 12, 1861.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.04 square miles (93.3 km2), of which 36.01 square miles (93.3 km2) (or 99.92%) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.078 km2) (or 0.08%) is water.[1]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these two cemeteries: Bradford and Gehant Farm.

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Gittleson Farms Airport

School districts[edit]

  • Ashton Community Unit School District 275

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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