Camp Point Township, Adams County, Illinois

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Camp Point Township
Location in Adams County
Location in Adams County
Adams County's location in Illinois
Adams County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°04′13″N 91°05′16″W / 40.07028°N 91.08778°W / 40.07028; -91.08778Coordinates: 40°04′13″N 91°05′16″W / 40.07028°N 91.08778°W / 40.07028; -91.08778
Country United States
State Illinois
County Adams
 • Total 37.68 sq mi (97.6 km2)
 • Land 37.61 sq mi (97.4 km2)
 • Water 0.07 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.19%
Elevation 702 ft (214 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,632
 • Density 43.4/sq mi (16.8/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62320, 62325, 62339, 62351
GNIS feature ID 0428754

Camp Point Township is one of twenty-two townships in Adams County, Illinois, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,632 and it contained 695 housing units.[1]


Camp Point was organized as a political township in 1849.[2] The township took its name from an former Indian camping site within its borders.[3]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 37.68 square miles (97.6 km2), of which 37.61 square miles (97.4 km2) (or 99.81%) is land and 0.07 square miles (0.18 km2) (or 0.19%) is water.[1]

Cities, villages and towns[edit]


The township contains three cemeteries: Evergreen, Hebron and Wallace.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Searls Field
  • Searls RLA 59 Airport


  • Bailey Park

School districts[edit]

  • Camp Point Community Unit School District 3

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. 
  2. ^ History of Camp Point Illinois
  3. ^ The History of Adams County, Illinois: Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, Etc. Windmill Pub. 1879. p. 513. 

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