Hunt City Township, Jasper County, Illinois

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Hunt City Township
Township
Location in Jasper County
Location in Jasper County
Jasper County's location in Illinois
Jasper County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°02′56″N 88°01′14″W / 39.04889°N 88.02056°W / 39.04889; -88.02056Coordinates: 39°02′56″N 88°01′14″W / 39.04889°N 88.02056°W / 39.04889; -88.02056
Country United States
State Illinois
County Jasper
Established September 11, 1901
Area
 • Total 32.03 sq mi (83.0 km2)
 • Land 32.03 sq mi (83.0 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 518 ft (158 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 282
 • Density 8.8/sq mi (3.4/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62448, 62480, 62481
GNIS feature ID 0429155

Hunt City Township is one of eleven townships in Jasper County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 282 and it contained 126 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 32.03 square miles (83.0 km2), all land.[1]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these five cemeteries: Baily, Brockville, Mattison/Madison, Mound and Sand Rock.

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Jasper County Community Unit School District 1
  • Oblong Community Unit School District 4

Political districts[edit]

Notable residents[edit]

  • Burl Ives was born in Hunt City Township, and is buried there at Mound Cemetery.[2]

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. ^ Graveyards of Illinois

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