Orange Township, Knox County, Illinois

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Orange Township
Township
Location in Knox County
Location in Knox County
Knox County's location in Illinois
Knox County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°50′25″N 90°16′40″W / 40.84028°N 90.27778°W / 40.84028; -90.27778Coordinates: 40°50′25″N 90°16′40″W / 40.84028°N 90.27778°W / 40.84028; -90.27778
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Knox
Established November 2, 1852
Area
 • Total 36.27 sq mi (93.9 km2)
 • Land 36.26 sq mi (93.9 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)  0.06%
Elevation 709 ft (216 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 556
 • Density 15.3/sq mi (5.9/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61410, 61436, 61448, 61458
GNIS feature ID 0429500

Orange Township is one of twenty-one townships in Knox County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 556 and it contained 246 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.27 square miles (93.9 km2), of which 36.26 square miles (93.9 km2) (or 99.97%) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.052 km2) (or 0.06%) is water.[1]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these five cemeteries: Cook, Ferguson, Haynes, Mather and McCallister.

Lakes[edit]

  • Horseshoe Lake

School districts[edit]

  • Abingdon Community Unit School District 217
  • 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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