Monticello Township, Piatt County, Illinois

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Monticello Township
Location in Piatt County
Location in Piatt County
Coordinates: 40°00′34″N 88°32′17″W / 40.00944°N 88.53806°W / 40.00944; -88.53806Coordinates: 40°00′34″N 88°32′17″W / 40.00944°N 88.53806°W / 40.00944; -88.53806
Country United States
State Illinois
County Piatt
Established November 8, 1859
 • Total 48.11 sq mi (124.6 km2)
 • Land 48.05 sq mi (124.4 km2)
 • Water 0.06 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.12%
Elevation 712 ft (217 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 5,906
 • Density 122.9/sq mi (47.5/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 0429390

Monticello Township is a township in Piatt County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 5,906 and it contained 2,651 housing units.[1]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 48.11 square miles (124.6 km2), of which 48.05 square miles (124.4 km2) (or 99.88%) is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) (or 0.12%) is water.[1] The streams of Camp Creek and Goose Creek run through this township.

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The township contains four cemeteries: Haneline, Monticello, Monticello and Woolington.

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Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Piatt County Airport


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