Scales Mound Township, Jo Daviess County, Illinois

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Scales Mound Township
Township
Winter landscape in Scales Mound Township,north of Scales Mound, Illinois (2008)
Winter landscape in Scales Mound Township,
north of Scales Mound, Illinois (2008)
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°28′53″N 90°14′54″W / 42.48139°N 90.24833°W / 42.48139; -90.24833Coordinates: 42°28′53″N 90°14′54″W / 42.48139°N 90.24833°W / 42.48139; -90.24833
Country United States
State Illinois
County Jo Daviess
Established March 7, 1855
Government
Area
 • Total 18.71 sq mi (48.5 km2)
 • Land 18.71 sq mi (48.5 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 988 ft (301 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 622
 • Density 33.2/sq mi (12.8/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61001, 61075
GNIS feature ID 0429719

Scales Mound Township is one of twenty-three townships in Jo Daviess County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 622 and it contained 286 housing units.[1] It was formed from Council Hill and Thompson townships on March 7, 1855.

Charles Mound, the highest point in Illinois, is located within Scales Mound Township.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 18.71 square miles (48.5 km2), all land.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these two cemeteries: Citizens and Holy Trinity.

School districts[edit]

  • Scales Mound Community Unit School District 211

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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