East Galena Township, Jo Daviess County, Illinois

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East Galena Township
Township
Location in Jo Daviess County
Location in Jo Daviess County
Jo Daviess County's location in Illinois
Jo Daviess County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 42°24′41″N 90°23′30″W / 42.41139°N 90.39167°W / 42.41139; -90.39167Coordinates: 42°24′41″N 90°23′30″W / 42.41139°N 90.39167°W / 42.41139; -90.39167
Country United States
State Illinois
County Jo Daviess
Established November 2, 1852
Government
 • Supervisor Carlene H. Stephenson
Area
 • Total 23.38 sq mi (60.6 km2)
 • Land 23.22 sq mi (60.1 km2)
 • Water 0.16 sq mi (0.4 km2)  0.68%
Elevation 738 ft (225 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,283
 • Density 55.2/sq mi (21.3/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61036, 61075
GNIS feature ID 0428933

East Galena Township is one of twenty-three townships in Jo Daviess County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,283 and it contained 917 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 23.38 square miles (60.6 km2), of which 23.22 square miles (60.1 km2) (or 99.32%) is land and 0.16 square miles (0.41 km2) (or 0.68%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these two cemeteries: Miners Chapel and Saint Michaels.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Heller Airport

Landmarks[edit]

  • Grant Park
  • The Galena Territory

School districts[edit]

  • Galena Unit School District 120
  • Scales Mound Community Unit School District 211

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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