Appanoose Township, Hancock County, Illinois

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Appanoose Township
Location in Hancock County
Location in Hancock County
Hancock County's location in Illinois
Hancock County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°35′25″N 91°17′55″W / 40.59028°N 91.29861°W / 40.59028; -91.29861Coordinates: 40°35′25″N 91°17′55″W / 40.59028°N 91.29861°W / 40.59028; -91.29861
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Hancock
Established November 6, 1849
 • Total 30.34 sq mi (78.6 km2)
 • Land 25.52 sq mi (66.1 km2)
 • Water 4.82 sq mi (12.5 km2)  15.89%
Elevation 686 ft (209 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 419
 • Density 17/sq mi (7/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes 62330, 62354, 62358
FIPS code 17-067-01621

Appanoose Township is one of twenty-four townships in Hancock County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 435 and it contained 232 housing units.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 30.34 square miles (78.6 km2), of which 25.52 square miles (66.1 km2) (or 84.11%) is land and 4.82 square miles (12.5 km2) (or 15.89%) is water.[2]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)


The township contains Appanoose Cemetery.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Sineles Sunset Strip
  • Winchester Airport


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016419[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Nauvoo-Colusa Community Unit School District 325

Political districts[edit]


External links[edit]