Ursa Township, Adams County, Illinois

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Ursa Township
Township
Location in Adams County
Location in Adams County
Adams County's location in Illinois
Adams County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°04′55″N 91°24′24″W / 40.08194°N 91.40667°W / 40.08194; -91.40667Coordinates: 40°04′55″N 91°24′24″W / 40.08194°N 91.40667°W / 40.08194; -91.40667
Country United States
State Illinois
County Adams
Established November 6, 1849
Area
 • Total 61.03 sq mi (158.1 km2)
 • Land 57.22 sq mi (148.2 km2)
 • Water 3.81 sq mi (9.9 km2)  6.24%
Elevation 476 ft (145 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,073
 • Density 18.8/sq mi (7.3/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62301, 62351, 62376, 62379
GNIS feature ID 0429857

Ursa Township is one of twenty-two townships in Adams County, Illinois, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,073 and it contained 507 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 61.03 square miles (158.1 km2), of which 57.22 square miles (148.2 km2) (or 93.76%) is land and 3.81 square miles (9.9 km2) (or 6.24%) is water.[1]

Cities[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains six cemeteries: Booth, Denson, Keith, New Providence, Stone Family and Wesley Chapel.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Schnelle Airport

Lakes[edit]

  • Indian Grave Lake

School districts[edit]

  • Community Unit School District 4

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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