Fairfield Township, Bureau County, Illinois

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Fairfield Township
Location in Bureau County
Location in Bureau County
Bureau County's location in Illinois
Bureau County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°32′26″N 89°48′46″W / 41.54056°N 89.81278°W / 41.54056; -89.81278Coordinates: 41°32′26″N 89°48′46″W / 41.54056°N 89.81278°W / 41.54056; -89.81278
Country United States
State Illinois
County Bureau
Established November 6, 1849
 • Total 36.39 sq mi (94.2 km2)
 • Land 36.39 sq mi (94.2 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 627 ft (191 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 375
 • Density 10.3/sq mi (4.0/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61283, 61344, 61361
GNIS feature ID 0428985

Fairfield Township is one of twenty-five townships in Bureau County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 375 and it contained 145 housing units.[1]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.39 square miles (94.2 km2), all land.[1]

Unincorporated towns[edit]

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


The township contains these three cemeteries: Amish, Anderson Family and Yorktown.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Lisa Landing Strip


  • Hennepin Canal Parkway State Park (north quarter)

School districts[edit]

  • Bureau Valley Community Unit School District 340
  • Prophetstown-Lyndon-Tampico Community Unit School District 3

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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