Braceville Township, Grundy County, Illinois

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Braceville Township
Location in Grundy County
Location in Grundy County
Grundy County's location in Illinois
Grundy County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°14′43″N 88°16′35″W / 41.24528°N 88.27639°W / 41.24528; -88.27639Coordinates: 41°14′43″N 88°16′35″W / 41.24528°N 88.27639°W / 41.24528; -88.27639
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyGrundy
EstablishedNovember 6, 1849
Area
 • Total18.08 sq mi (46.8 km2)
 • Land17.88 sq mi (46.3 km2)
 • Water0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)  1.11%
Elevation
571 ft (174 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
6,294
 • Density361.8/sq mi (139.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
60407, 60416, 60424
FIPS code17-063-07653

Braceville Township is one of seventeen townships in Grundy County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 6,467 and it contained 2,510 housing units.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 18.08 square miles (46.8 km2), of which 17.88 square miles (46.3 km2) (or 98.89%) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) (or 1.11%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Extinct towns[edit]

(These towns are listed as "historical" by the USGS.)

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains Cotton Cemetery.

Major highways[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20166,294[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Coal City Community Unit School District 1

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Braceville Township, Grundy County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-17.
  • United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas

External links[edit]