Hancock Township, Hancock County, Illinois

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Hancock Township
Township
Location in Hancock County
Location in Hancock County
Hancock County's location in Illinois
Hancock County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°24′59″N 90°57′58″W / 40.41639°N 90.96611°W / 40.41639; -90.96611Coordinates: 40°24′59″N 90°57′58″W / 40.41639°N 90.96611°W / 40.41639; -90.96611
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Hancock
Established April 27, 1855
Area
 • Total 38.17 sq mi (98.9 km2)
 • Land 38.17 sq mi (98.9 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 554 ft (169 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 255
 • Density 6.7/sq mi (2.6/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61420, 62321, 62326, 62367, 62374
GNIS feature ID 0429103

Hancock Township is one of twenty-five townships in Hancock County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 255 and it contained 129 housing units.[1] It was formed from Fountain Green and St. Mary's townships on April 27, 1855.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 38.17 square miles (98.9 km2), all land.[1]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these five cemeteries: Liberty, Majorville, Oak Grove, Spangler and Yetter.

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Southeastern Community Unit School District 337
  • West Prairie Community Unit School District 103

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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