Tuscola Township, Douglas County, Illinois

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Tuscola Township
Township
Location in Douglas County
Location in Douglas County
Douglas County's location in Illinois
Douglas County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°49′01″N 88°17′11″W / 39.81694°N 88.28639°W / 39.81694; -88.28639Coordinates: 39°49′01″N 88°17′11″W / 39.81694°N 88.28639°W / 39.81694; -88.28639
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Douglas
Established November 5, 1867
Area
 • Total 62.65 sq mi (162.3 km2)
 • Land 62.57 sq mi (162.1 km2)
 • Water 0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.13%
Elevation 659 ft (201 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 5,259
 • Density 84.1/sq mi (32.5/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61910, 61919, 61953
GNIS feature ID 0429847

Tuscola Township is one of nine townships in Douglas County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 5,259 and it contained 2,459 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 62.65 square miles (162.3 km2), of which 62.57 square miles (162.1 km2) (or 99.87%) is land and 0.08 square miles (0.21 km2) (or 0.13%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these three cemeteries: Mount Zion, Nelson and Tuscola Township.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Cooper Landing Field (historical)
  • Tuscola Airport

School districts[edit]

  • Tuscola Community Unit School District 301
  • Villa Grove Community Unit School District 302

Political districts[edit]

  • State House District 110
  • State Senate District 55

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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