Flora Township, Boone County, Illinois

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Flora Township
Township
Location in Boone County
Location in Boone County
Boone County's location in Illinois
Boone County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 42°11′34″N 88°53′26″W / 42.19278°N 88.89056°W / 42.19278; -88.89056Coordinates: 42°11′34″N 88°53′26″W / 42.19278°N 88.89056°W / 42.19278; -88.89056
Country United States
State Illinois
County Boone
Settlement November 6, 1849
Area
 • Total 36.49 sq mi (94.5 km2)
 • Land 36.46 sq mi (94.4 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)  0.08%
Elevation 869 ft (265 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,981
 • Density 81.8/sq mi (31.6/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 60145, 60146, 61008, 61016
GNIS feature ID 0429007

Flora Township is one of nine townships in Boone County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,981 and it contained 1,203 housing units.[1] Flora Township was originally named Fairfield on November 6, 1849, but was changed to Burton in April, 1851, and then changed again to Flora in October, 1851.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.49 square miles (94.5 km2), of which 36.46 square miles (94.4 km2) (or 99.92%) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.078 km2) (or 0.08%) is water.[1]

Cities[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these two cemeteries: Bloods Point and Flora.

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Belvidere Consolidated Unit School District 100
  • Hiawatha Community Unit School District 426

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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