Gold Township, Bureau County, Illinois

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Gold Township
Township
Location in Bureau County
Location in Bureau County
Bureau County's location in Illinois
Bureau County's location in Illinois
Coordinates: 41°27′49″N 89°47′50″W / 41.46361°N 89.79722°W / 41.46361; -89.79722Coordinates: 41°27′49″N 89°47′50″W / 41.46361°N 89.79722°W / 41.46361; -89.79722
Country United States
State Illinois
County Bureau
Established November 6, 1849
Area
 • Total 36.11 sq mi (93.5 km2)
 • Land 36.1 sq mi (93 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)  0.03%
Elevation 614 ft (187 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 180
 • Density 5/sq mi (2/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 61283, 61344, 61361
GNIS feature ID 0429057

Gold Township is one of twenty-five townships in Bureau County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 180 and it contained 88 housing units.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 36.11 square miles (93.5 km2), of which 36.1 square miles (93 km2) (or 99.97%) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.026 km2) (or 0.03%) is water.[1]

Cemeteries[edit]

The township contains Gold Township Cemetery.

Airports and landing strips[edit]

  • Etheridge Airport

Landmarks[edit]

  • Hennepin Canal Parkway State Park (southwest half)

School districts[edit]

  • Annawan Community Unit School District 226
  • Bureau Valley Community Unit School District 340

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. 

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