Atkinson Township, Henry County, Illinois

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Atkinson Township
Location in Henry County
Location in Henry County
Henry County's location in Illinois
Henry County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°27′10″N 90°01′30″W / 41.45278°N 90.02500°W / 41.45278; -90.02500Coordinates: 41°27′10″N 90°01′30″W / 41.45278°N 90.02500°W / 41.45278; -90.02500
Country United States
State Illinois
EstablishedNovember 4, 1856
 • Total35.2 sq mi (91 km2)
 • Land35.11 sq mi (90.9 km2)
 • Water0.09 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.26%
Elevation607 ft (185 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1]1,241
 • Density36.3/sq mi (14.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes61235, 61254, 61277
FIPS code17-073-02739

Atkinson Township is one of twenty-four townships in Henry County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,274 and it contained 592 housing units.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.2 square miles (91 km2), of which 35.11 square miles (90.9 km2) (or 99.74%) is land and 0.09 square miles (0.23 km2) (or 0.26%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains Spring Creek Cemetery.

Major highways[edit]



Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20161,241[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Geneseo Community Unit School District 228

Political districts[edit]


  • "Atkinson Township, Henry County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-17.
  • United States Census Bureau 2008 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas

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