Knox Township, Knox County, Illinois

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Knox Township
Township
Location in Knox County
Location in Knox County
Knox County's location in Illinois
Knox County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°56′05″N 90°16′32″W / 40.93472°N 90.27556°W / 40.93472; -90.27556Coordinates: 40°56′05″N 90°16′32″W / 40.93472°N 90.27556°W / 40.93472; -90.27556
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Knox
Established November 2, 1852
Area
 • Total 35.51 sq mi (92.0 km2)
 • Land 35.39 sq mi (91.7 km2)
 • Water 0.11 sq mi (0.3 km2)  0.31%
Elevation 735 ft (224 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 5,027
 • Density 142/sq mi (55/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61401, 61430, 61436, 61448
GNIS feature ID 0429214

Knox Township is one of twenty-one townships in Knox County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 5,027 and it contained 2,147 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.51 square miles (92.0 km2), of which 35.39 square miles (91.7 km2) (or 99.66%) is land and 0.11 square miles (0.28 km2) (or 0.31%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these seven cemeteries: Alms House, Butterfield Family, Knoxville, Saint Marys, Swedish, Union and Van Gilder.

School districts[edit]

  • Galesburg Community Unit School District 205
  • Knoxville Community Unit School District 202

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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