Goose Creek Township, Piatt County, Illinois

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Goose Creek Township
Location in Piatt County
Location in Piatt County
Coordinates: 40°06′16″N 88°38′21″W / 40.10444°N 88.63917°W / 40.10444; -88.63917Coordinates: 40°06′16″N 88°38′21″W / 40.10444°N 88.63917°W / 40.10444; -88.63917
Country United States
State Illinois
County Piatt
Established November 8, 1859
 • Total 56.32 sq mi (145.9 km2)
 • Land 56.3 sq mi (146 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)  0.02%
Elevation 699 ft (213 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 790
 • Density 14/sq mi (5/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 0429061

Goose Creek Township is a township in Piatt County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 790 and it contained 355 housing units.[1]

Ameren's Goose Creek Energy Center, a combustion turbine generator (CTG) power plant, is located in Goose Creek Township.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 56.32 square miles (145.9 km2), of which 56.3 square miles (146 km2) (or 99.96%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 0.02%) is water.[1]

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  • Combs

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The township contains eight cemeteries: Deland, Dillow Family, Dooley Family, Kentuck, Marquiss, Morain, Mosgrove and Old Monticello.

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