Colona Township, Henry County, Illinois

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Colona Township
Township
Location in Henry County
Location in Henry County
Henry County's location in Illinois
Henry County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°27′13″N 90°22′06″W / 41.45361°N 90.36833°W / 41.45361; -90.36833Coordinates: 41°27′13″N 90°22′06″W / 41.45361°N 90.36833°W / 41.45361; -90.36833
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Henry
Established November 4, 1856
Government
 • Supervisor Joe Swan
Area
 • Total 29.86 sq mi (77.3 km2)
 • Land 28.94 sq mi (75.0 km2)
 • Water 0.93 sq mi (2.4 km2)  3.11%
Elevation 636 ft (194 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 6,822
 • Density 235.8/sq mi (91.0/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61240, 61241, 61254
GNIS feature ID 0428833

Colona Township is one of twenty-four townships in Henry County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 6,822 and it contained 2,773 housing units.[1] Colona Township changed its name from Green River Township on April 13, 1857.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 29.86 square miles (77.3 km2), of which 28.94 square miles (75.0 km2) (or 96.92%) is land and 0.93 square miles (2.4 km2) (or 3.11%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Adjacent townships[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these three cemeteries: Colona, Dayton and Glenwood.

Major highways[edit]

School districts[edit]

  • Geneseo Community Unit School District 228
  • Orion Community Unit School District 223

Political districts[edit]

References[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. 

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