Bowdre Township, Douglas County, Illinois

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Bowdre Township
Township
Location in Douglas County
Location in Douglas County
Douglas County's location in Illinois
Douglas County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°42′47″N 88°08′55″W / 39.71306°N 88.14861°W / 39.71306; -88.14861Coordinates: 39°42′47″N 88°08′55″W / 39.71306°N 88.14861°W / 39.71306; -88.14861
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Douglas
Established November 5, 1867
Area
 • Total 48.06 sq mi (124.5 km2)
 • Land 48.05 sq mi (124.4 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)  0.02%
Elevation 636 ft (194 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 668
 • Density 13.9/sq mi (5.4/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61910, 61919, 61930, 61953
GNIS feature ID 0428697

Bowdre Township is one of nine townships in Douglas County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 668 and it contained 323 housing units.[1] Its name was changed from Deer Creek to Bowdre on June 5, 1868.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 48.06 square miles (124.5 km2), of which 48.05 square miles (124.4 km2) (or 99.98%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 0.02%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these three cemeteries: Antioch, Gill and Van Voorhis.

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Arcola Consolidated Unit School District 306
  • Oakland Community Unit School District 5
  • Tuscola Community Unit School District 301
  • Villa Grove Community Unit School District 302

Political districts[edit]

  • State House District 110
  • State Senate District 55

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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