Hensley Township, Champaign County, Illinois

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Hensley Township
Township
Rising road and the Rising Farmers Grain Company elevator in the southwest corner of section 29.
Rising road and the Rising Farmers Grain Company elevator in the southwest corner of section 29.
Location in Champaign County
Location in Champaign County
Champaign County's location in Illinois
Champaign County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°10′42″N 88°17′12″W / 40.17833°N 88.28667°W / 40.17833; -88.28667Coordinates: 40°10′42″N 88°17′12″W / 40.17833°N 88.28667°W / 40.17833; -88.28667
Country United States
State Illinois
County Champaign
Established September 1866
Area
 • Total 30.16 sq mi (78.1 km2)
 • Land 30.16 sq mi (78.1 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 774 ft (236 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,278
 • Density 42.4/sq mi (16.4/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 0429129
The Andersons, a grain elevator facility in section 29 of Hensley Township.[1]

Hensley Township is a township in Champaign County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,278 and it contained 542 housing units.[1]

History[edit]

Hensley Township formed from Champaign Township in September, 1866 as Grant Township, but the name was changed to Hensley on an unknown date.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 30.16 square miles (78.1 km2), all land.[1] The source of the Kaskaskia River is located in section 19 of this township, rising from the Kaskaskia ditch.

Cities and towns[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains seven cemeteries: Bethlehem[2], Fisher[3], George Peters Family, Grandview Memorial Gardens[4], Gregory Burial and Haines Family.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Andrew RLA Airport
  • Champaign Airport (historical)
  • McCulley Airport

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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