Cherry Grove–Shannon Township, Carroll County, Illinois

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Cherry Grove-Shannon Township
Location in Carroll County
Location in Carroll County
Carroll County's location in Illinois
Carroll County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 42°09′30″N 89°46′30″W / 42.15833°N 89.77500°W / 42.15833; -89.77500Coordinates: 42°09′30″N 89°46′30″W / 42.15833°N 89.77500°W / 42.15833; -89.77500
CountryUnited States
 • SupervisorKenneth Moll
 • Total53.31 sq mi (138.1 km2)
 • Land53.3 sq mi (138 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)  0.02%
932 ft (284 m)
 • Estimate 
 • Density27.9/sq mi (10.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
61046, 61078
FIPS code17-015-12996

Cherry Grove-Shannon Township is one of twelve townships in Carroll County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,485 and it contained 799 housing units.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 53.31 square miles (138.1 km2), of which 53.3 square miles (138 km2) (or 99.98%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 0.02%) is water.[2]


Unincorporated towns[edit]

(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)


The township contains these five cemeteries: Brethren, Cherry Grove Brethren, Saint Wendelin, Shell and Spring Valley.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Block Airport
  • Kenneth Moll Airport
  • Swan Valley Farm Airport


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20161,408[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Eastland Community Unit School District 308
  • Pearl City Community Unit School District 200

Political districts[edit]

Notable residents[edit]


  • "Cherry Grove-Shannon Township, Carroll County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-04.
  • United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas
  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  4. ^ ""Dream of a Devotee of Fashion": An essay for the Woman's Century Club Magazine by Emily Inez Denny (1899) : Essay 10385". the Free Online Encyclopedia of Washington State History. 2013-05-08. Retrieved 2014-07-07.

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