Copley Township, Knox County, Illinois

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Copley Township
Township
Location in Knox County
Location in Knox County
Knox County's location in Illinois
Knox County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°01′09″N 90°09′20″W / 41.01917°N 90.15556°W / 41.01917; -90.15556Coordinates: 41°01′09″N 90°09′20″W / 41.01917°N 90.15556°W / 41.01917; -90.15556
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Knox
Established November 2, 1852
Area
 • Total 35.47 sq mi (91.9 km2)
 • Land 35.04 sq mi (90.8 km2)
 • Water 0.43 sq mi (1.1 km2)  1.21%
Elevation 810 ft (247 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 348
 • Density 9.9/sq mi (3.8/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61414, 61428, 61448, 61467, 61485
GNIS feature ID 0428842

Copley Township is one of twenty-one townships in Knox County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 348 and it contained 235 housing units.[1] In the 1850 report, the township was named Prince Albert Township. It was later named Richfield Township, and the name was changed to Copley Township on June 8, 1853.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.47 square miles (91.9 km2), of which 35.04 square miles (90.8 km2) (or 98.79%) is land and 0.43 square miles (1.1 km2) (or 1.21%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these four cemeteries: Martin, Old Scotch, Smith and Westfall.

Lakes[edit]

  • Corn Crib Lake
  • Little John Club Lake
  • Long Lake
  • Manson Heights Lake
  • North Lake
  • Peterson Lake
  • Roundhouse Lake
  • South Lake

School districts[edit]

  • Rowva Community Unit School District 208

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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