East Grove Township, Lee County, Illinois

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East Grove Township
Location in Lee County
Location in Lee County
Lee County's location in Illinois
Lee County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°38′07″N 89°27′09″W / 41.63528°N 89.45250°W / 41.63528; -89.45250Coordinates: 41°38′07″N 89°27′09″W / 41.63528°N 89.45250°W / 41.63528; -89.45250
Country United States
State Illinois
CountyLee
EstablishedNovember 9, 1864
Area
 • Total35.61 sq mi (92.2 km2)
 • Land35.55 sq mi (92.1 km2)
 • Water0.06 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.17%
Elevation
755 ft (230 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
242
 • Density7.2/sq mi (2.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
61042, 61310, 61349
FIPS code17-103-21865

East Grove Township is one of twenty-two townships in Lee County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 256 and it contained 115 housing units.[2]

History[edit]

East Grove was created from Hamilton Township on November 9, 1864.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.61 square miles (92.2 km2), of which 35.55 square miles (92.1 km2) (or 99.83%) is land and 0.06 square miles (0.16 km2) (or 0.17%) is water.[2]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these three cemeteries: Saint Mary's, Stevens and Williams.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016242[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Amboy Community Unit School District 272

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  • "East Grove Township, Lee County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-01-12.
  • United States Census Bureau 2010 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas

External links[edit]