West Galena Township, Jo Daviess County, Illinois

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West Galena 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′16″N 90°27′33″W / 42.40444°N 90.45917°W / 42.40444; -90.45917Coordinates: 42°24′16″N 90°27′33″W / 42.40444°N 90.45917°W / 42.40444; -90.45917
Country United States
State Illinois
County Jo Daviess
Established November 2, 1852
Government
 • Supervisor Charles Quick
Area
 • Total 11.2 sq mi (29 km2)
 • Land 9.5 sq mi (25 km2)
 • Water 1.7 sq mi (4 km2)  15.18%
Elevation 725 ft (221 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,323
 • Density 349.9/sq mi (135.1/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61025, 61036
GNIS feature ID 0429917

West Galena Township is one of twenty-three townships in Jo Daviess County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 3,323 and it contained 1,849 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 11.2 square miles (29 km2), of which 9.5 square miles (25 km2) (or 84.82%) is land and 1.7 square miles (4.4 km2) (or 15.18%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

  • Galena (east three-quarters)

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these two cemeteries: Greenwood Cemetery (Galena, Illinois) and Saint Marys.

Major highways[edit]

Rivers[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Galena Unit School District 120

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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