Poplar Grove Township, Boone County, Illinois

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Poplar Grove Township
Township
Location in Boone County
Location in Boone County
Boone County's location in Illinois
Boone County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 42°22′11″N 88°49′22″W / 42.36972°N 88.82278°W / 42.36972; -88.82278Coordinates: 42°22′11″N 88°49′22″W / 42.36972°N 88.82278°W / 42.36972; -88.82278
Country United States
State Illinois
County Boone
Settlement November 6, 1849
Area
 • Total 23.84 sq mi (61.7 km2)
 • Land 23.78 sq mi (61.6 km2)
 • Water 0.06 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.25%
Elevation 902 ft (275 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 5,054
 • Density 212.5/sq mi (82.0/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61008, 61011, 61012, 61065
GNIS feature ID 0429591

Poplar Grove Township is one of nine townships in Boone County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 5,054 and it contained 1,785 housing units.[1] Poplar Grove Township was formed from parts of Caledonia Township and Boone Township after 1921.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 23.84 square miles (61.7 km2), of which 23.78 square miles (61.6 km2) (or 99.75%) is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) (or 0.25%) is water.[1]

Cities[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these five cemeteries: Clark, Ewins, Popular Grove, Russellville and South Poplar Grove.

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Belvidere Consolidated Unit School District 100
  • North Boone Community Unit School District 200

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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