Dahlgren Township, Hamilton County, Illinois

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Dahlgren Township
Location in Hamilton County
Location in Hamilton County
Hamilton County's location in Illinois
Hamilton County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 38°11′08″N 88°38′29″W / 38.18556°N 88.64139°W / 38.18556; -88.64139Coordinates: 38°11′08″N 88°38′29″W / 38.18556°N 88.64139°W / 38.18556; -88.64139
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Hamilton
Established November 3, 1885
 • Total 54.37 sq mi (140.8 km2)
 • Land 54.28 sq mi (140.6 km2)
 • Water 0.09 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.17%
Elevation 515 ft (157 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,220
 • Density 22.5/sq mi (8.7/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 62828, 62859
GNIS feature ID 0428867

Dahlgren Township is one of twelve townships in Hamilton County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,220 and it contained 531 housing units.[1]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 54.37 square miles (140.8 km2), of which 54.28 square miles (140.6 km2) (or 99.83%) is land and 0.09 square miles (0.23 km2) (or 0.17%) is water.[1]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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


The township contains these eight cemeteries: Atchison, Bethel, Crisel, Fitzsimons, Independent Order of Oddfellows, Pleasant Hill, Preston and Saint Johns.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Gelfius International Airport

School districts[edit]

  • Hamilton County Community Unit School District 10

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. 

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