Allen Township, LaSalle County, Illinois

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Allen Township
Location in La Salle County
Location in La Salle County
LaSalle County's location in Illinois
LaSalle County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°09′16″N 88°38′42″W / 41.15444°N 88.64500°W / 41.15444; -88.64500Coordinates: 41°09′16″N 88°38′42″W / 41.15444°N 88.64500°W / 41.15444; -88.64500
Country United States
State Illinois
CountyLa Salle
EstablishedNovember 6, 1849
 • Total36.23 sq mi (93.8 km2)
 • Land36.23 sq mi (93.8 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
692 ft (211 m)
 • Estimate 
 • Density16.1/sq mi (6.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
60437, 60470, 61364
FIPS code17-099-00763

Allen Township is one of thirty-seven townships in La Salle County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 584 and it contained 259 housing units.[2] Allen Township was formed from Bruce Township on an unknown date. The township bears the name of Allen Stevens, a pioneer settler.[3]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.23 square miles (93.8 km2), all land.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]


The township contains these two cemeteries: Allen and Saint Patrick's Catholic.


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016564[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

Political districts[edit]


  • "Allen Township, La Salle County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-02-25.
  • United States Census Bureau 2009 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas
  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ Callary, Edward (29 September 2008). Place Names of Illinois. University of Illinois Press. p. 5. ISBN 978-0-252-09070-7.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2016.

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