Amboy Township, Lee County, Illinois

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Amboy Township
Location in Lee County
Location in Lee County
Lee County's location in Illinois
Lee County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°42′55″N 89°20′32″W / 41.71528°N 89.34222°W / 41.71528; -89.34222Coordinates: 41°42′55″N 89°20′32″W / 41.71528°N 89.34222°W / 41.71528; -89.34222
Country United States
State Illinois
EstablishedNovember 6, 1849
 • SupervisorDennis McCoy
 • Total35.43 sq mi (91.8 km2)
 • Land35.25 sq mi (91.3 km2)
 • Water0.17 sq mi (0.4 km2)  0.48%
755 ft (230 m)
 • Estimate 
 • Density88.2/sq mi (34.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
61021, 61310
FIPS code17-103-01283

Amboy Township is one of twenty-two townships in Lee County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 3,108 and it contained 1,360 housing units.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.43 square miles (91.8 km2), of which 35.25 square miles (91.3 km2) (or 99.49%) is land and 0.17 square miles (0.44 km2) (or 0.48%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

  • Amboy (east three-quarters)

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 these four cemeteries: Binghampton, Mormon, Prairie Repose and Saint Patrick's.

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Taylor Airport


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20162,906[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Amboy Community Unit School District 272
  • Ashton Community Unit School District 275

Political districts[edit]


  • "Amboy Township, Lee County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-11-19.
  • United States Census Bureau 2009 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas

External links[edit]