Dover Township, Bureau County, Illinois

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Dover Township
Location in Bureau County
Location in Bureau County
Bureau County's location in Illinois
Bureau County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°26′59″N 89°27′18″W / 41.44972°N 89.45500°W / 41.44972; -89.45500Coordinates: 41°26′59″N 89°27′18″W / 41.44972°N 89.45500°W / 41.44972; -89.45500
Country United States
State Illinois
County Bureau
Established November 6, 1849
 • Total 36.85 sq mi (95.4 km2)
 • Land 36.85 sq mi (95.4 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 705 ft (215 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 527
 • Density 14.9/sq mi (5.8/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61323, 61349, 61356, 61376
FIPS code 17-011-20539

Dover Township is one of twenty-five townships in Bureau County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 550 and it contained 249 housing units.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.85 square miles (95.4 km2), all land.[2]


Unincorporated towns[edit]

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


The township contains these six cemeteries: Dover, Heatons Point, Limerick, Mason, Pioneer and Prairie Repose.

Major highways[edit]


  • City Co Park
  • Mason Grove Cmtry
  • Prairie Repose Cmtry


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016 527 [1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Political districts[edit]


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