Anchor Township, McLean County, Illinois
Location in McLean County
McLean County's location in Illinois
|• Total||36.53 sq mi (94.6 km2)|
|• Land||36.53 sq mi (94.6 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2) 0%|
|• Density||7.8/sq mi (3.0/km2)|
|Time zone||CST (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
Anchor Township is located in McLean County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 286 and it contained 139 housing units. Anchor Township formed from Cropsey Township in 1877. The township's name most likely is derived from the hymn "My Soul Is Anchored in the Cross".
According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.53 square miles (94.6 km2), all land.
- "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-28.
- Callary, Edward (29 September 2008). Place Names of Illinois. University of Illinois Press. p. 10. ISBN 978-0-252-09070-7.
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