Rice Township, Jo Daviess County, Illinois

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Rice Township
Township
Location in Jo Daviess County
Location in Jo Daviess County
Jo Daviess County's location in Illinois
Jo Daviess County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 42°19′51″N 90°22′55″W / 42.33083°N 90.38194°W / 42.33083; -90.38194Coordinates: 42°19′51″N 90°22′55″W / 42.33083°N 90.38194°W / 42.33083; -90.38194
Country United States
State Illinois
County Jo Daviess
Established February 22, 1859
Government
 • Supervisor Duane Dehnicke
Area
 • Total 29.7 sq mi (77 km2)
 • Land 24.4 sq mi (63 km2)
 • Water 5.3 sq mi (14 km2)  17.85%
Elevation 686 ft (209 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 338
 • Density 13.9/sq mi (5.4/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61036, 61041
GNIS feature ID 0429627

Rice Township is one of twenty-three townships in Jo Daviess County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 338 and it contained 268 housing units.[1] It was formed as Washington Township from East Galena Township on February 22, 1859; its name changed to Rice Township on June 16, 1859.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 29.7 square miles (77 km2), of which 24.4 square miles (63 km2) (or 82.15%) is land and 5.3 square miles (14 km2) (or 17.85%) is water.[1]

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains Prospect Hill Methodist Episcopalian Cemetery.

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Merkle Engineers Airport

Lakes[edit]

  • Spratts Lake

School districts[edit]

  • Galena Unit School District 120
  • River Ridge 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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