Cedar Township, Knox County, Illinois

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Cedar Township
Township
Location in Knox County
Location in Knox County
Knox County's location in Illinois
Knox County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°50′37″N 90°23′24″W / 40.84361°N 90.39000°W / 40.84361; -90.39000Coordinates: 40°50′37″N 90°23′24″W / 40.84361°N 90.39000°W / 40.84361; -90.39000
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Knox
Established November 2, 1852
Area
 • Total 36.22 sq mi (93.8 km2)
 • Land 36 sq mi (90 km2)
 • Water 0.22 sq mi (0.6 km2)  0.61%
Elevation 755 ft (230 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,270
 • Density 90.8/sq mi (35.1/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61401, 61410, 61436
GNIS feature ID 0428779

Cedar Township is one of twenty-one townships in Knox County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 3,270 and it contained 1,487 housing units.[1] Its name was changed from Cherry Grove Township on June 8, 1853.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.22 square miles (93.8 km2), of which 36 square miles (93 km2) (or 99.39%) is land and 0.22 square miles (0.57 km2) (or 0.61%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these three cemeteries: Abingdon, Brush Creek and Cherry Grove.

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Malone Landing Strip

School districts[edit]

  • Abingdon Community Unit School District 217
  • Galesburg Community Unit School District 205
  • Knoxville Community Unit School District 202

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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