Bridgeport Township, Lawrence County, Illinois

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Bridgeport Township
Township
Map highlighting Bridgeport Township, Lawrence County, Illinois.svg
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 38°42′04″N 87°46′48″W / 38.70111°N 87.78000°W / 38.70111; -87.78000Coordinates: 38°42′04″N 87°46′48″W / 38.70111°N 87.78000°W / 38.70111; -87.78000
Country United States
State Illinois
County Lawrence
Settled September 10, 1872
Area
 • Total 15.97 sq mi (41.4 km2)
 • Land 15.94 sq mi (41.3 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)
Elevation 456 ft (139 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 2,271
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code 17-101-08199

Bridgeport Township is located in Lawrence County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,420 and it contained 1,098 housing units.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 15.97 square miles (41.4 km2), of which 15.94 square miles (41.3 km2) (or 99.81%) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.078 km2) (or 0.19%) is water.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20162,271[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

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