Columbus Township, Adams County, Illinois

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Columbus Township
Township
Location in Adams County
Location in Adams County
Adams County's location in Illinois
Adams County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°58′26″N 91°05′41″W / 39.97389°N 91.09472°W / 39.97389; -91.09472Coordinates: 39°58′26″N 91°05′41″W / 39.97389°N 91.09472°W / 39.97389; -91.09472
Country United States
State Illinois
County Adams
Established November 6, 1849
Area
 • Total 37.36 sq mi (96.8 km2)
 • Land 37.28 sq mi (96.6 km2)
 • Water 0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.21%
Elevation 676 ft (206 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 551
 • Density 14.8/sq mi (5.7/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62301, 62320, 62324, 62325, 62347
GNIS feature ID 0428834

Columbus Township is one of twenty-two townships in Adams County, Illinois, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 551 and it contained 238 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 37.36 square miles (96.8 km2), of which 37.28 square miles (96.6 km2) (or 99.79%) is land and 0.08 square miles (0.21 km2) (or 0.21%) is water.[1]

Cities[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains seven cemeteries: Columbus, Earel, Hufnagel, Johnson, Saint Peters Evangelical Lutheran, Wilkes and Wolf Ridge.

School districts[edit]

  • Camp Point Community Unit School District 3
  • Liberty Community Unit School District 2

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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