Fairview Township, Fulton County, Illinois

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Fairview Township
Township
Location in Fulton County
Location in Fulton County
Fulton County's location in Illinois
Fulton County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°40′09″N 90°09′02″W / 40.66917°N 90.15056°W / 40.66917; -90.15056Coordinates: 40°40′09″N 90°09′02″W / 40.66917°N 90.15056°W / 40.66917; -90.15056
Country United States
State Illinois
County Fulton
Established November 6, 1849
Area
 • Total 35.94 sq mi (93.1 km2)
 • Land 35.53 sq mi (92.0 km2)
 • Water 0.41 sq mi (1.1 km2)  1.14%
Elevation 696 ft (212 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1] 655
 • Density 19.6/sq mi (7.6/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes 61432, 61520, 61531, 61544
FIPS code 17-057-25076

Fairview Township is one of 26 townships in Fulton County, in the U.S. state of Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 698 and it contained 303 housing units.[2]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 35.94 square miles (93.1 km2), of which 35.53 square miles (92.0 km2) (or 98.86%) is land and 0.41 square miles (1.1 km2) (or 1.14%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these five cemeteries: Coal Creek, Fairview, Lyons, Markley and Shumaker.

Major highways[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2016655[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Farmington Central Community Unit School District 265
  • Spoon River Valley Community Unit School District 4

Political districts[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Fairview Township, Fulton County, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-16.
  • United States Census Bureau 2007 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • United States National Atlas

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