Granville Township, Putnam County, Illinois

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Granville Township
Township
Location in Putnam County
Location in Putnam County
Putnam County's location in Illinois
Putnam County's location in Illinois
Country United States
State Illinois
County Putnam
Established November 8, 1855
Area
 • Total 45.52 sq mi (117.9 km2)
 • Land 44.68 sq mi (115.7 km2)
 • Water 0.83 sq mi (2.1 km2)  1.82%
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,934
 • Density 65.7/sq mi (25.4/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)

Granville Township is located in Putnam County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,934 and it contained 1,318 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Granville Township is named after Granville, Massachusetts.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 45.52 square miles (117.9 km2), of which 44.68 square miles (115.7 km2) (or 98.15%) is land and 0.83 square miles (2.1 km2) (or 1.82%) is water.[1]

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. 
  2. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 142. 

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Coordinates: 41°15′31″N 89°13′07″W / 41.25861°N 89.21861°W / 41.25861; -89.21861