Geneseo Township, Henry County, Illinois

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Geneseo Township
Location in Henry County
Location in Henry County
Henry County's location in Illinois
Henry County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°27′18″N 90°08′41″W / 41.45500°N 90.14472°W / 41.45500; -90.14472Coordinates: 41°27′18″N 90°08′41″W / 41.45500°N 90.14472°W / 41.45500; -90.14472
Country United States
State Illinois
EstablishedNovember 4, 1856
 • Total36.39 sq mi (94.2 km2)
 • Land36.31 sq mi (94.0 km2)
 • Water0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)  0.22%
Elevation643 ft (196 m)
Population (2010)
 • Estimate (2016)[1]7,353
 • Density205.7/sq mi (79.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes61235, 61254
FIPS code17-073-28859

Geneseo Township is one of twenty-four townships in Henry County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 7,468 and it contained 3,407 housing units.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.39 square miles (94.2 km2), of which 36.31 square miles (94.0 km2) (or 99.78%) is land and 0.08 square miles (0.21 km2) (or 0.22%) is water.[2]

Cities, towns, villages[edit]

Adjacent townships[edit]


The township contains these three cemeteries: Mizpan, North and Oakwood.

Major highways[edit]

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Black Hawk Heliport
  • Dewey E Greene Airport
  • Gen Airpark


  • Hennepin Canal Parkway State Park (east half)
  • Hennepin Canal Pkwy State Park (west edge)
  • Richmond Hill Park


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 20167,353[1]
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

School districts[edit]

  • Geneseo Community Unit School District 228

Political districts[edit]


  • United States Census Bureau 2008 TIGER/Line Shapefiles
  • "Geneseo Township". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-09-17.
  • United States National Atlas

External links[edit]