Crescent Township, Iroquois County, Illinois

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Crescent Township
Township
Location in Iroquois County
Location in Iroquois County
Iroquois County's location in Illinois
Iroquois County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°43′40″N 87°49′19″W / 40.72778°N 87.82194°W / 40.72778; -87.82194Coordinates: 40°43′40″N 87°49′19″W / 40.72778°N 87.82194°W / 40.72778; -87.82194
Country United States
State Illinois
County Iroquois
Established September 17, 1868
Area
 • Total 36.42 sq mi (94.3 km2)
 • Land 36.42 sq mi (94.3 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 650 ft (198 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 590
 • Density 16.2/sq mi (6.3/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 60928, 60938, 60953, 60955, 60970
GNIS feature ID 0428854

Crescent Township is one of twenty-six townships in Iroquois County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 590 and it contained 275 housing units.[1] Crescent Township was originally named Logan Township when it formed from Belmont Township on September 17, 1868. The named was then changed to Grenard Township in September 1869, and finally to Crescent Township on an unknown date.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.42 square miles (94.3 km2), all land.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains Saint Peter's Lutheran Cemetery.

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Cissna Park Community Unit School District 6
  • Crescent Iroquois Community Unit School District 249
  • Iroquois County Community Unit School District 9

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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