Sparta Township, Knox County, Illinois

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Sparta Township
Township
Location in Knox County
Location in Knox County
Knox County's location in Illinois
Knox County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°01′14″N 90°16′04″W / 41.02056°N 90.26778°W / 41.02056; -90.26778Coordinates: 41°01′14″N 90°16′04″W / 41.02056°N 90.26778°W / 41.02056; -90.26778
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Knox
Established November 2, 1852
Area
 • Total 36.09 sq mi (93.5 km2)
 • Land 36.09 sq mi (93.5 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)  0.03%
Elevation 797 ft (243 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,165
 • Density 32.3/sq mi (12.5/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61401, 61448, 61467, 61488
GNIS feature ID 0429782

Sparta Township is one of twenty-one townships in Knox County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,165 and it contained 517 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.09 square miles (93.5 km2), of which 36.09 square miles (93.5 km2) (or 100%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 0.03%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these two cemeteries: Robbins and Wataga.

School districts[edit]

  • Galesburg Community Unit School District 205
  • Rowva Community Unit School District 208

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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