Felix Township, Grundy County, Illinois
Location in Grundy County
Grundy County's location in Illinois
|• Total||11.99 sq mi (31.1 km2)|
|• Land||10.88 sq mi (28.2 km2)|
|• Water||1.11 sq mi (2.9 km2) 9.26%|
|Elevation||545 ft (166 m)|
| • Estimate |
|• Density||406.9/sq mi (157.1/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
Felix Township, Grundy County, is named for Felix Grundy, Senator from Tennessee. The township was formed from portions of Wauponsee and Aux Sable townships in November, 1854. Most of old Felix township was partitioned to form Goose Lake Township on September 15, 1897. These early boundary changes occurred mainly due to coal mining activity.
According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 11.99 square miles (31.1 km2), of which 10.88 square miles (28.2 km2) (or 90.74%) is land and 1.11 square miles (2.9 km2) (or 9.26%) is water.
Cities, towns, villages
- Eileen at
(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)
|U.S. Decennial Census|
- Coal City Community Unit School District 1
- Illinois' 11th congressional district
- State House District 75
- State Senate District 38
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- United States National Atlas
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