Boone Township, Boone County, Illinois

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Boone Township
Location in Boone County
Location in Boone County
Boone County's location in Illinois
Boone County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 42°22′14″N 88°44′59″W / 42.37056°N 88.74972°W / 42.37056; -88.74972Coordinates: 42°22′14″N 88°44′59″W / 42.37056°N 88.74972°W / 42.37056; -88.74972
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyBoone
SettlementNovember 6, 1849
Area
 • Total24.03 sq mi (62.2 km2)
 • Land23.94 sq mi (62.0 km2)
 • Water0.09 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.37%
Elevation
896 ft (273 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
1,931
 • Density82.2/sq mi (31.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
61008, 61012, 61038, 61065
FIPS code17-007-07328

Boone Township is one of nine townships in Boone County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,968 and it contained 721 housing units.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 24.03 square miles (62.2 km2), of which 23.94 square miles (62.0 km2) (or 99.63%) is land and 0.09 square miles (0.23 km2) (or 0.37%) is water.[2]

Cities[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these four cemeteries: Capron, Chester, County Line and Long Prairie.

Major highways[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20161,931[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • North Boone Community Unit School District 200

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Boone Township, Boone County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-04.
  • United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas

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