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
Country United States
State Illinois
County Grundy
Established November 6, 1849
 • Total 18.08 sq mi (46.8 km2)
 • Land 17.88 sq mi (46.3 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)  1.11%
Elevation 571 ft (174 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 6,467
 • Density 361.8/sq mi (139.7/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 60407, 60416, 60424
GNIS feature ID 0428702

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.[1]


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.[1]

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.)


The township contains Cotton Cemetery.

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Coal City Community Unit School District 1

Political districts[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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