Thompson Township, Jo Daviess County, Illinois

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Thompson 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°24′52″N 90°09′48″W / 42.41444°N 90.16333°W / 42.41444; -90.16333Coordinates: 42°24′52″N 90°09′48″W / 42.41444°N 90.16333°W / 42.41444; -90.16333
Country United States
State Illinois
County Jo Daviess
Established November 2, 1852
Government
 • Supervisor Erin Winter
Area
 • Total 36.81 sq mi (95.3 km2)
 • Land 36.15 sq mi (93.6 km2)
 • Water 0.66 sq mi (1.7 km2)  1.79%
Elevation 732 ft (223 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 841
 • Density 23.3/sq mi (9.0/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61001, 61028, 61075, 61085
GNIS feature ID 0429832

Thompson Township is one of twenty-three townships in Jo Daviess County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 841 and it contained 1,036 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.81 square miles (95.3 km2), of which 36.15 square miles (93.6 km2) (or 98.21%) is land and 0.66 square miles (1.7 km2) (or 1.79%) is water.[1]

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains Thompson Cemetery.

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Apple Canyon Lake Airport

School districts[edit]

  • River Ridge Community Unit School District 210
  • Scales Mound Community Unit School District 211
  • Stockton Community Unit School District 206
  • Warren Community Unit School District 205

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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