Ashkum Township, Iroquois County, Illinois

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Ashkum Township
Township
Fields west of Ashkum
Fields west of Ashkum
Location in Iroquois County
Location in Iroquois County
Iroquois County's location in Illinois
Iroquois County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°52′50″N 87°58′33″W / 40.88056°N 87.97583°W / 40.88056; -87.97583Coordinates: 40°52′50″N 87°58′33″W / 40.88056°N 87.97583°W / 40.88056; -87.97583
Country United States
State Illinois
County Iroquois
Established March, 1857
Area
 • Total 62.47 sq mi (161.8 km2)
 • Land 62.37 sq mi (161.5 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)  0.16%
Elevation 673 ft (205 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,542
 • Density 24.7/sq mi (9.5/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 60911, 60927, 60930
GNIS feature ID 0428607

Ashkum Township is one of twenty-six townships in Iroquois County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,542 and it contained 662 housing units.[1] Ashkum Township formed from portions of Chebanse Township and Onarga Township in March, 1857.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 62.47 square miles (161.8 km2), of which 62.37 square miles (161.5 km2) (or 99.84%) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) (or 0.16%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains L'Erable Catholic Cemetery.

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Central Community Unit School District 4
  • Iroquois West Community Unit School District 10
  • Tri Point Community Unit School District 6-J

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 

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