Kerton Township, Fulton County, Illinois

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Kerton Township
Township
Location in Fulton County
Location in Fulton County
Fulton County's location in Illinois
Fulton County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°14′29″N 90°10′55″W / 40.24139°N 90.18194°W / 40.24139; -90.18194Coordinates: 40°14′29″N 90°10′55″W / 40.24139°N 90.18194°W / 40.24139; -90.18194
Country United States
State Illinois
County Fulton
Established November 6, 1849
Area
 • Total 26.95 sq mi (69.8 km2)
 • Land 24.31 sq mi (63.0 km2)
 • Water 2.64 sq mi (6.8 km2)  9.80%
Elevation 433 ft (132 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 121
 • Density 5/sq mi (2/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61501 62644
GNIS feature ID 0429205

Kerton Township is one of twenty-six townships in Fulton County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 121 and it contained 81 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 26.95 square miles (69.8 km2), of which 24.31 square miles (63.0 km2) (or 90.20%) is land and 2.64 square miles (6.8 km2) (or 9.80%) is water.[1]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

  • West Point
  • Seahorn
  • Hickory
  • West Matanza
  • Kerton Valley
  • Cluny

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains Hickory Cemetery.

Major highways[edit]

Lakes[edit]

  • Anderson Lake

School districts[edit]

  • Lewistown School District 97

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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