Brenton Township, Ford County, Illinois
Location in Ford County
Ford County's location in Illinois
|Established||March 15, 1859|
|• Total||36.02 sq mi (93.3 km2)|
|• Land||36 sq mi (90 km2)|
|• Water||0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2) 0.06%|
|Elevation||699 ft (213 m)|
|• Estimate (2016)||921|
|• Density||27/sq mi (10/km2)|
|Time zone||CST (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|ZIP codes||60921, 60955, 60959, 60962, 60968|
Brenton Township is one of twelve townships in Ford County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 973 and it contained 436 housing units. The township was originally called Stockton Township and was formed from a portion of Patton Township on March 15, 1859; the name was changed to Brenton Township on May 9, 1864.
According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.02 square miles (93.3 km2), of which 36 square miles (93 km2) (or 99.94%) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.052 km2) (or 0.06%) is water.
Cities, towns, villages
- Piper City (vast majority)
The township contains Brewton Cemetery.
Airports and landing strips
- Bradbury Airport
- Iroquois West Community Unit School District 10
- Prairie Central Community Unit School District 8
- Tri Point Community Unit School District 6-J
- Illinois' 15th congressional district
- State House District 105
- State Senate District 53
- "Brenton Township, Ford County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-16.
- United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
- United States National Atlas
- "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
- "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-28.
- "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
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