Cerro Gordo Township, Piatt County, Illinois

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Cerro Gordo Township
Location in Piatt County
Location in Piatt County
Piatt County's location in Illinois
Piatt County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 39°51′N 88°41′W / 39.850°N 88.683°W / 39.850; -88.683Coordinates: 39°51′N 88°41′W / 39.850°N 88.683°W / 39.850; -88.683
Country United States
State Illinois
County Piatt
Established November 8, 1859
 • Total 60.26 sq mi (156.1 km2)
 • Land 60.26 sq mi (156.1 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 702 ft (214 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 1,999
 • Density 34/sq mi (13/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 17-147-12275

Cerro Gordo Township is a township in Piatt County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,046 and it contained 874 housing units.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 60.26 square miles (156.1 km2), all land.[2]

Cities and towns[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

Extinct towns[edit]

  • Burrowsville
  • Lintner

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains four cemeteries: Cerro Gordo, Clover, County and LaPlace.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • White Landing Strip


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 1,999 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]


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