Galesburg City Township, Knox County, Illinois

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Galesburg City Township
Township
Location in Knox County
Location in Knox County
Knox County's location in Illinois
Knox County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 40°57′00″N 90°22′41″W / 40.95000°N 90.37806°W / 40.95000; -90.37806Coordinates: 40°57′00″N 90°22′41″W / 40.95000°N 90.37806°W / 40.95000; -90.37806
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Knox
Area
 • Total 17.93 sq mi (46.4 km2)
 • Land 17.75 sq mi (46.0 km2)
 • Water 0.18 sq mi (0.5 km2)  1.00%
Elevation 764 ft (233 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 32,195
 • Density 1,813.8/sq mi (700.3/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61401, 61410, 61436
GNIS feature ID 0429036

Galesburg City Township is one of twenty-one townships in Knox County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 32,195 and it contained 14,280 housing units.[1] It is coextensive with the city of Galesburg, which is almost entirely surrounded by Galesburg Township.[2]

In the 2001 fiscal year, the township employed eighteen individuals and operated with expenditures of $849,752.[3]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 17.93 square miles (46.4 km2), of which 17.75 square miles (46.0 km2) (or 99.00%) is land and 0.18 square miles (0.47 km2) (or 1.00%) is water.[1]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains these six cemeteries: Brookside, East Linwood, Hope, Lewis, Linwood and Memorial Park.

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Galesburg Cottage Hospital Heliport
  • Galesburg Municipal Airport

School districts[edit]

  • Abingdon Community Unit School District 217
  • Galesburg Community Unit School District 205
  • Knoxville Community Unit School District 202

Political districts[edit]

References[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. 
  2. ^ Official map by the United States Census Bureau; Knox County listed on page 8
  3. ^ Local Government Profile - Galesburg City Township, Illinois Comptroller. Accessed 26 February 2010.

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