Persifer Township, Knox County, Illinois

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Persifer Township
Township
Location in Knox County
Location in Knox County
Knox County's location in Illinois
Knox County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°55′59″N 90°09′20″W / 40.93306°N 90.15556°W / 40.93306; -90.15556Coordinates: 40°55′59″N 90°09′20″W / 40.93306°N 90.15556°W / 40.93306; -90.15556
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Knox
Established November 2, 1852
Area
 • Total 35.57 sq mi (92.1 km2)
 • Land 34.72 sq mi (89.9 km2)
 • Water 0.85 sq mi (2.2 km2)  2.39%
Elevation 597 ft (182 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 980
 • Density 28.2/sq mi (10.9/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61428, 61436, 61448, 61485
GNIS feature ID 0429552

Persifer Township is one of twenty-one townships in Knox County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 980 and it contained 835 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.57 square miles (92.1 km2), of which 34.72 square miles (89.9 km2) (or 97.61%) is land and 0.85 square miles (2.2 km2) (or 2.39%) is water.[1]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these three cemeteries: Bradford, Myers and Trenton.

School districts[edit]

  • Knoxville Community Unit School District 202
  • Williamsfield Community Unit School District 210

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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