Augusta Township, Hancock County, Illinois

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Augusta Township
Location in Hancock County
Location in Hancock County
Hancock County's location in Illinois
Hancock County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°13′58″N 90°58′18″W / 40.23278°N 90.97167°W / 40.23278; -90.97167Coordinates: 40°13′58″N 90°58′18″W / 40.23278°N 90.97167°W / 40.23278; -90.97167
Country United States
State Illinois
CountyHancock
EstablishedNovember 6, 1849
Area
 • Total37.94 sq mi (98.3 km2)
 • Land37.89 sq mi (98.1 km2)
 • Water0.05 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.13%
Elevation
673 ft (205 m)
Population
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
767
 • Density21/sq mi (8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
62311, 62316, 62367
FIPS code17-067-02999

Augusta Township is one of twenty-four townships in Hancock County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 795 and it contained 385 housing units.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 37.94 square miles (98.3 km2), of which 37.89 square miles (98.1 km2) (or 99.87%) is land and 0.05 square miles (0.13 km2) (or 0.13%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these four cemeteries: Old Augusta, Pulaski, Trimble and Woodland City.

Major highways[edit]

Lakes[edit]

  • Augusta Lake

Landmarks[edit]

  • Community Park
  • Fairground

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016767[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Southeastern Community Unit School District 337

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  • United States Census Bureau 2008 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • "Augusta Township". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-09-20.
  • United States National Atlas

External links[edit]