Chili Township, Hancock County, Illinois

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Chili Township
Location in Hancock County
Location in Hancock County
Hancock County's location in Illinois
Hancock County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°14′40″N 91°05′18″W / 40.24444°N 91.08833°W / 40.24444; -91.08833Coordinates: 40°14′40″N 91°05′18″W / 40.24444°N 91.08833°W / 40.24444; -91.08833
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Hancock
Established November 6, 1849
 • Total 37.79 sq mi (97.9 km2)
 • Land 37.77 sq mi (97.8 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)  0.08%
Elevation 679 ft (207 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 636
 • Density 17.4/sq mi (6.7/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62313, 62316, 62321, 62367, 62380
FIPS code 17-067-14104

Chili Township is one of twenty-four townships in Hancock County, in the U.S. state of Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 657 and it contained 284 housing units.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 37.79 square miles (97.9 km2), of which 37.77 square miles (97.8 km2) (or 99.95%) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.078 km2) (or 0.08%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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


The township contains these five cemeteries: Bowen, Chili, Forsyth, Old Sixteen and Payne.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Crossland Landing Strip


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016636[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Southeastern Community Unit School District 337

Political districts[edit]


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