Bonus Township, Boone County, Illinois

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Bonus Township
Location in Boone County
Location in Boone County
Boone County's location in Illinois
Boone County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 42°17′03″N 88°46′25″W / 42.28417°N 88.77361°W / 42.28417; -88.77361Coordinates: 42°17′03″N 88°46′25″W / 42.28417°N 88.77361°W / 42.28417; -88.77361
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyBoone
SettlementNovember 6, 1849
Area
 • Total35.81 sq mi (92.7 km2)
 • Land35.52 sq mi (92.0 km2)
 • Water0.29 sq mi (0.8 km2)  0.81%
Elevation
797 ft (243 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
4,290
 • Density122.2/sq mi (47.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
60152, 61008, 61038, 61065
FIPS code17-007-07302

Bonus Township is one of nine townships in Boone County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 4,340 and it contained 1,485 housing units.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.81 square miles (92.7 km2), of which 35.52 square miles (92.0 km2) (or 99.19%) is land and 0.29 square miles (0.75 km2) (or 0.81%) is water.[2]

Cities[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these four cemeteries: Andrus, East Bonus, Garden Prairie and Lawrenceville.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Bob Walberg Field
  • Green Giant-Dillon F777arm Heliport

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20164,290[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Belvidere Consolidated Unit School District 100
  • North Boone Community Unit School District 200

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.

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