Waterford Township, Fulton County, Illinois

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Waterford Township
Location in Fulton County
Location in Fulton County
Fulton County's location in Illinois
Fulton County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°20′49″N 90°06′36″W / 40.34694°N 90.11000°W / 40.34694; -90.11000Coordinates: 40°20′49″N 90°06′36″W / 40.34694°N 90.11000°W / 40.34694; -90.11000
Country United States
State Illinois
County Fulton
Established November 6, 1849
 • Total 21.17 sq mi (54.8 km2)
 • Land 20.96 sq mi (54.3 km2)
 • Water 0.21 sq mi (0.5 km2)  0.99%
Elevation 446 ft (136 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 187
 • Density 8.9/sq mi (3.4/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61542
GNIS feature ID 0429900

Waterford Township is one of twenty-six townships in Fulton County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 187 and it contained 92 housing units.[1]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 21.17 square miles (54.8 km2), of which 20.96 square miles (54.3 km2) (or 99.01%) is land and 0.21 square miles (0.54 km2) (or 0.99%) is water.[1]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

Extinct towns[edit]

(These towns are listed as "historical" by the USGS.)


The township contains the main Waterford Cemetery. Also family cemeteries:Ames Cemetery and the Ashby cemetery

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • G Bray Airport
  • Norris Farms Airport


  • Dickson Mounds State Park

School districts[edit]

  • Lewistown School District 97

Political districts[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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