Ridgeland Township, Iroquois County, Illinois

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Ridgeland Township
Township
Location in Iroquois County
Location in Iroquois County
Iroquois County's location in Illinois
Iroquois County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°42′01″N 88°05′04″W / 40.70028°N 88.08444°W / 40.70028; -88.08444Coordinates: 40°42′01″N 88°05′04″W / 40.70028°N 88.08444°W / 40.70028; -88.08444
Country United States
State Illinois
County Iroquois
Established January 29, 1879
Area
 • Total 27 sq mi (70 km2)
 • Land 26.99 sq mi (69.9 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)  0.04%
Elevation 666 ft (203 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 369
 • Density 13.7/sq mi (5.3/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 60955, 60968
GNIS feature ID 0429639

Ridgeland Township is one of twenty-six townships in Iroquois County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 369 and it contained 173 housing units.[1] Ridgeland Township was formed from Onarga Township on January 29, 1879; the original name was Ridge Township, but the name was changed to Ridgeland Township on an unknown date.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 27 square miles (70 km2), of which 26.99 square miles (69.9 km2) (or 99.96%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 0.04%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains Thawville Cemetery.

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Iroquois West Community Unit School District 10
  • Paxton-Buckley-Loda Community Unit School District 10

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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