Elba Township, Knox County, Illinois

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Elba Township
Location in Knox County
Location in Knox County
Knox County's location in Illinois
Knox County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°50′21″N 90°02′45″W / 40.83917°N 90.04583°W / 40.83917; -90.04583Coordinates: 40°50′21″N 90°02′45″W / 40.83917°N 90.04583°W / 40.83917; -90.04583
Country United States
State Illinois
CountyKnox
EstablishedNovember 2, 1852
Area
 • Total36.38 sq mi (94.2 km2)
 • Land36.38 sq mi (94.2 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation
676 ft (206 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Estimate 
(2016)[1]
282
 • Density8/sq mi (3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
61428, 61436, 61458, 61489, 61529, 61572
FIPS code17-095-22879

Elba Township is one of twenty-one townships in Knox County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 291 and it contained 124 housing units.[2] Its name was changed from Liberty Township on June 8, 1853.

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.38 square miles (94.2 km2), all land.[2]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these four cemeteries: Catterton, Elba, Kightlinger and Pleasant Hill.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016282[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Farmington Central Community Unit School District 265
  • Williamsfield Community Unit School District 210

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Elba Township, Knox County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-02-25.
  • United States Census Bureau 2009 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas
  1. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2016.

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